BRO Players Take Part in Fauré’s Requiem in D minor, Op 48

Members of the Barrier Reef Orchestra took part in a performance of Fauré’s Requiem in D minor, Op 48 on 8th November 2020. The concert brought together a number of Townsville’s musical individuals and groups:

  • “Fauré Project” Community Choir Townsville
  • Cleveland Singers
  • Amadeus Singers Children’s Choir
  • Members of the Barrier Reef Orchestra Townsville
  • Michael Fellows, Organ
  • Pompeyo Robert Caluya, Baritone
  • Benjamin Sarnyai, Treble Solo
  • Anne Milanovic, conducting
  • Dr. Kenneth Lay, Dean of St. James’ Cathedral (prayers and readings)

The musical programme consisted of:

  • Organ Prelude: Johann Sebastian Bach: Vor Deinen Thron tret’ ich hiermit, BWV 668
  • Gabriel Fauré: Requiem in D minor, op 48, 1893 version (edited by Philip Legge)
  • Josef Gabriel Rheinberger: Bleib bei uns

This project was made possible through the Regional Arts Development Fund, a partnership between the Queensland Government and the Townsville City Council to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.

A video recording of this performance is available on YouTube at this link.