The Metropolitan Opera in New York will mark the primary anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine with a live performance to recollect victims of the struggle.
Met music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin will conduct Mozart’s Requiem and Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony. Soprano Golda Schultz, mezzo-soprano Emily D’Angelo, tenor Dmytro Popov, and Ukrainian bass-baritone Vladyslav Buialskyi would be the soloists on the Feb. 24 efficiency.
“Mozart’s Requiem is to recollect the harmless victims of the struggle, and Beethoven’s Fifth is in anticipation of the victory to come back,” Met normal supervisor Peter Gelb stated in an announcement Friday (Jan. 20).
The live performance will likely be broadcast on radio and will likely be offered in affiliation with the Everlasting Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations and Lincoln Middle for the Performing Arts. All tickets value $50 and go on sale Feb. 1, and the Met is encouraging ticket patrons to make donations to Ukraine aid efforts.