Brahms German Requiem
Saturday, June 17, 2017, 4:30 PM
Elley-Long Music Center, 223 Ethan Allen Avenue, Colchester, Vermont | Directions
Admission: $25 Adult; $20 Senior 62+; $10 Student
The Green Mountain Mahler Festival, in conjunction with the USCRI/Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program in partnership with the Vermont Somali Community, will present a performance of the Brahms German Requiem at 4:30 pm on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at the Elley-Long Music Center in Colchester. Conducted by Daniel Bruce with chorusmaster Richard Riley, soprano Sarah Cullins and baritone Geoffrey Penar, with the Bread and Puppet Theater and members of A2VT featuring Jilib, MG Man and Liíl B. The performance is cosponsored by the Burlington Civic Symphony and the Champlain Philharmonic Orchestra. Proceeds benefit famine relief efforts in Africa and USCRI/VRRP.
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GMMF Benefit Concerts Raise $12,500 for Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program in Two Years
Amila Merdzanovic, Director of the USCRI Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program, accepts a check from Green Mountain Mahler Festival President Dan Weiss. The Festival's 7th Annual Performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony on January 1, 2017 raised $5500 for the Program. The Festival previously donated $7000 raised by last year's New Year's Day concert.
Video by LCATV, January 1, 2017.
The Green Mountain Mahler Festival, founded in 2002, is dedicated to providing an opportunity for local area musicians to experience and enjoy the works of Gustav Mahler and other great Romantic composers, and to bring this music to the public.
The GMMF is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Contributions are gratefully accepted.