Mozart Requiem

Mozart RequiemEpworth Choir opened their 52nd Season with a performance of Mozart Requiem, Mozart Exsultate, Jubilate and Schubert Mass in G major at Guildford Cathedral on Saturday 24th April 2010.

The soloists on this occasion were Helena Dix, soprano, Rachel Lindop, mezzo-soprano, Richard Monk, tenor and Paul Charrier, bass and the orchestra was the Merriman Concert Orchestra. This was the debut concert for Epworth Choir’s newly appointed Music Director, Amy Bebbington.

Helena DixThe concert commenced with the exquisitely beautiful and lyrical Mass in G major followed by a virtuoso performance of Mozart’s Exsultate, Jubilate sung by Helena Dix. The second half featured Mozart’s deeply moving and hauntingly dramatic Requiem.

The audience were most generous in their support of the St Luke’s Cancer Centre Charity, GRACE, with a retiring collection of £774.