Seraphic Fire presents a discussion of Mozart’s Requiem, Gregory Spears’ commissioned completion, and the future of LGBT within the Classical industry

November 5, 2013

Mike Burgess
Communications Manager, Seraphic Fire
Mike@SeraphicFire.org
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SERAPHIC FIRE PRESENTS A DISCUSSION OF MOZART’S REQUIEM, GREGORY SPEARS’ COMMISSIONED COMPLETION, AND THE FUTURE OF LGBT WITHIN THE CLASSICAL INDUSTRY

Made possible by Funding Arts Broward and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

MIAMI, FL – On Monday, November 11th, Seraphic Fire Artistic Director Patrick Dupré Quigley will be joined by composer Gregory Spears and Seraphic Fire Chorus Master James Bass to lead a discussion about the ensemble’s upcoming performances of Mozart’s Requiem, which features a new completion by Spears and is a FAB! Knight New Work Award Presentation. Discussion points will include an explanation of their compositional and collaborative process as well as the evolving role of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in the traditionally conservative Classical industry. The discussion will be held at 7:00pm at Sunshine Cathedral in Ft. Lauderdale and is free and open to the public.

Additionally, on November 14, Seraphic Fire will host the members of The Girl Choir of South Florida and Florida’s Singing Sons Boychoir for a Q&A session with Spears and Quigley followed by an open rehearsal. During the Q&A session Spears and Quigley will focus on their compositional process and how professional musicians approach a new piece. This invitation-only event will be held at 5:00pm at All Saints Episcopal Church, Ft. Lauderdale.


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Monday, November 11, 2013, 7:00pm
Seraphic Fire presents a discussion of Mozart’s Requiem, Gregory Spears’ commissioned completion and the future of LGBT within the Classical industry

Free and open to the public

Sunshine Cathedral
1480 SW 9th Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315


Thursday, November 14, 2013, 5:00pm
Seraphic Fire hosts the members of The Girl Choir of South Florida and Florida’s Singing Sons Boychoir for a Q&A session with Patrick Quigley and Gregory Spears followed by an open rehearsal

Attendance by invitation only

All Saints Episcopal Church
333 Tarpon Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

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