BCCO’s commanding performances of Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem at UC Berkeley’s Hertz Hall last June earned a top spot in the 2015-16 Best of the Bay reader poll by San Francisco Classical Voice.
3 December 2003, dress rehearsal at St. Joseph’s: The evening light in the church is rose, mysterious and evocative. It is December, month of short dark days. These days, I have been darkly musing. Deficient in my accomplishments, strivings incomplete, relationship faltering. Worst, world-worry heavy around my shoulders. Sorrow. We are on the risers, standing […]
On Saturday, June 4, 2016, we streamed our performance of Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem, with Ming Luke conducting the orchestra and chorus; Eric Choate conducted the chamber orchestra and soloists, and Anne Hegge conducted the San Francisco Girls Chorus. The pre-concert talk was given by Marika Kuzma (you can also listen to the audio from […]
In the lobby, at BCCO’s spring 2016 performance of the War Requiem, people left messages on post-it notes as tributes.
it’s almost midnight and even so there are people in the streets coming from parties or going to parties, a cheerful bustle typical of summer. i myself just came from a concert benjamin britten’s war requiem performed by local orchestra and chorus. there was artwork set up in the lobby ehren’s cups and a poem […]