Please scroll to 20:00 to see the interview with Symphonicity Musical Director and Conductor Daniel W. Booth and ODU Chorus Master Nancy Klein.
(Shared from the 2/14/2019 The Virginian-Pilot eEdition) —
It was based on sacred Christian liturgy, composed by an agnostic, dedicated to a devout Catholic, and voluntarily performed by imprisoned Jewish choristers for their Nazi captors.
That is the music of the Messa de Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi. And its power and ...