Iranian choir to highlight Dvorak’s “Requiem” at Tehran concert

April 29, 2019

TEHRAN – The Iran Philharmonic Choir plans to perform Czech composer Antonin Dvorak’s “Requiem” during a concert at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall on Thursday.

“Requiem” is a funeral Mass scored for soloists, choir and orchestra, which was composed in 1890 and performed for the first time on 9 October 1891, in Birmingham, England, with the composer conducting.

Iranian pianist Karen Mehrabian will accompany the 100-person choir during the performance, which will be conducted by Alireza Shafaqinejad. 

Photo: A poster for the Iran Philharmonic Choir concert at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall.

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