California Premiere of Street Requiem

We wrote about this fantastic project in January when the work received its U.S. Premiere.  The Cantata,which addressed topics of homelessness and street violence, is an impressive undertaking and seemingly builds community wherever it is presented.  As we saw earlier this year, the work, which requires an orchestra and several choirs, as well as soloists, becomes a passion project for everyone involved.  The California performance, like the Dallas premiere, will feature world-reknowned opera star Frederica von Stade. The powerful work was a collaboration among Kathleen McGuire, Andy Payne, and Jonathan Welch.  The San Francisco Bay Times wrote a feature on the upcoming performances, which will…