Mozart's deathbed composition - a requiem for a stranger that became his own - now enjoys iconic status as one of the most sublime achievements in sacred music. Mozart's desire to create "some higher form of church music" also led to the Ave Verum Corpus.
Mozart: Overture to The Magic Flute
Mozart: Excerpts from The Magic Flute
Mozart: Fantasia in F Minor for solo organ
Mozart: Masonic Funeral Music
Mozart: Ave verum corpus
A Preview Talk with Joseph Horowitz will take place at 7 p.m., and a Music Unwound performance on Sunday, February 3 at 3 p.m. presents Mozart's Requiem through multimedia and other unique enhancements to allow deeper insight, better understanding, and richer enjoyment of the concert