The Metropolitan Opera will mark the primary anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine with a live performance to recollect victims of the battle.
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 remember the innocent victims of the war, and Beethoven’s Fifth is in anticipation of the victory to come,” Met common supervisor Peter Gelb mentioned in a press release Friday.
The live performance can be broadcast on radio and can be offered in affiliation with the Everlasting Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations and Lincoln Heart for the Performing Arts. All tickets price $50 and go on sale Feb. 1, and the Met is encouraging ticket patrons to make donations to Ukraine aid efforts.