Mozart Requiem - St. Anne’s Church, Kew Green

A performance of Mozart’s ‘Requiem’ took place at St. Anne’s in Kew Green for the 'commemoration of the faithful departed’ service on All Souls’ Day. The Requiem Mass was held from 18:30 until 19:30 on Sunday 30th of October 2016.

Chad Kelly directed the St. Anne's Choir and an orchestra of reduced forces (namely: Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Cello, Cor Anglais I, Cor Anglais II, Bassoon I, Bassoon II, Trumpet I, Timpani and [Church] Organ Continuo) - performing on instruments at A=440Hz.


We performed selections from Mozart’s Requiem at liturgically appropriate places within the All Souls’ Day order of service. This meant that we played the chosen movements in the following order: Requiem, Dies Irae, Rex Tremendae, Tuba Mirum (with the Bassoon playing what would usually be the Trombone solo), Sanctus, Agnus Dei, Recordare and Lacrimosa. It was great to perform selections from this work in a liturgical setting and the congregation clearly appreciated the music. Well done to all involved:

Soprano Madeleine Pierard
Mezzo Olivia Warburton
Tenor Stefan Kennedy
Bass Daniel d'Souza

Violin I Kinga Ujszaszi
Violin II James Toll
Viola Jordan Bowron
Cello Gavin Kibble
Cor A I Leo Duarte
Cor A II Bethan White
Bsn. I Nat Harrison
Bsn. II Inga Klaucke
Tpt I Russell Gilmour
Timp. Keith Price
Continuo Julian Kelly

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