Verdi’s

Defiant Requiem

2024-25 Season: Classical Series
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Theater seating and digital access for 48 hours after the concert (Sunday at noon-Tuesday at noon)

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Location

Appell Center for the Performing Arts

Date

Saturday, March 8, 2025, 7:30 PM EST

Duration

2 Hours
No Intermission

Programming

Giuseppe Verdi explores the harrowing voyage toward judgement day in the Messa da Requiem. The mix of the solemn and then overjoyed chorus blends with the striking symphony leaving an overpowering emotional impression.

Giuseppe Verdi: Messa da Requiem [Requiem Mass]
Artists
Lawrence Golan

Conductor
Lawrence Golan is in high demand across the United States and internationally.
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Rebecca Krynski Cox

Soprano
Hailed by The New York Times as a “vibrant soprano…with a secure, appealing sound and eye-opening volume,”
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Spencer Hamlin

Tenor
Spencer Hamlin has been praised by Opera News for his “scintillatingly smooth” and “dazzling Italianate voice.”
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York Symphony Chorus
Gretchen Krupp

Mezzo-Soprano

With a voice and delivery described as “show-stopping”, “ripe, round” and “searing”, Gretchen Krupp is quickly building a reputation for extraordinary vocalism and theatricality.
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Michael Colman

Bass
Lyric bass Michael Colman, hailed by Opera News for “fielding a fine, dark bass-baritone”, has performed leading and supporting roles with premier opera companies.
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Pre-Concert Talk

On the night of classical concerts, Pre-Concert Talks will take place from the front of the Appell Center’s Strand Theatre stage at 6:30-7PM. Admission is free for all ticket holders. Assistant Conductor Rebekah O’Brien will take you on an enlightening journey of the forthcoming concert. We look forward to seeing you!

Digital Access Instructions
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Purchase a digital ticket online through your Appell Center account.

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You will receive an email with a link to access the digital concert.

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Click on the link to enjoy the YSO from your home during the 48-hour concert access.

How to Access the Digital Concert on a Smart TV

Before the concert
Click the link from your confirmation email on a computer, tablet or smart phone and add this video to your YouTube account’s “Watch Later” list.

To watch the concert
Go to the YouTube app on your Smart TV. Go to your “Watch Later” list and choose the digital concert. Sit back and enjoy the concert!

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Join Us at the Theater or Online

Theater seating and digital access for 48 hours after the concert (Sunday at noon-Tuesday at noon)

Subscriptions and Pick 5 packages on-sale now! Subscribe online or call the Appell Center Box Office at 717-846-1111.

Subscriptions & Pick 5 includes seats and digital access.

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