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A symphonic poem by Florence Price and Benjamin Britten's monumental War Requiem

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Michael Stern and the Kansas City Symphony, the Kansas City Symphony Chorus and soloists acknowledge the audience's ovation following their May 2017 performance in Helzberg Hall of Benjamin Britten's War Requiem.

Listen to performances of "The Oak," a piece by Florence Price that was only recently discovered, and Benjamin Britten's War Requiem, one of the 20th century's towering choral masterpieces.

Hosts

Michael Stern
Dan Margolies

Program

The Oak
by Florence Price
Peter Oundjian, guest conductor
Live performance, November 2021

War Requiem
by Benjamin Britten
Christine Brewer, soprano
Anthony Dean Griffey, tenor
Stephen Powell, baritone
Kansas City Symphony Chorus — Charles Bruffy, director
Allegro KC Children's Chorus — Christy Elsner, director
Live performance, May 2017

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