Join the San Luis Obispo Master Chorale on Sunday, November 24 at the Performing Arts Center in San Luis Obispo for an afternoon honoring Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s classical masterpiece Requiem, KV 626 and Igor Stravinsky’s Symphony of the Psalms. full of music and narrations of and about Mozart and Stravinsky. Accompanying the performance of this legendary masterpiece will be free lectures by scholars who will explore two perspectives: the rumors and scandals followed by the more likely cases of Mozart untimely death at the age of 35.
The first presentation is by Dr. David Levy called “Mozart’s Requiem: Myths, Motives and Movies” on Friday, November 22 at 6pm in the Cal Poly Davidson Music Center, Room 218. The second presentation is by Philip Mackowiak, MD called “Why Mozart Died So Young? A Physician’s Perspective” on Saturday, November 23 at 7pm at the San Luis Obispo County Library. Tickets range in price from $10-$50 and available at pacslo.org or by calling (805) 756-4849.