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June 2017

MOZART’S GREAT MASS – Spoleto Festival 2017

June 6 @ 7:30 pm
Galliard Center,
480-D East Bay Street Charleston, SC 29403 United States
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Westminster Choir, the Charleston Symphony Orchestra Chorus, and the Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra combine forces to present works including Mozart’s great unfinished mass. Thought to be written as a peace offering to his father—who did not approve of Mozart’s marriage—the mass features solos (written for, among others, his wife Constanze) that require great virtuosity and range; these traits along with mighty choruses and grandiose orchestral writing make this work far more ornate than any church music of its time. This…

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