Find a back issue

  • Neighborhoods
  • Best of Big D

Making Dallas Even Better

Find an Event


Britten’s War Requiem


Meyerson Symphony Center
2301 Flora St. Dallas, TX 75201
Get Directions »
Neighborhood: Downtown
Category: Music: Classical


  1. November 8, 2012 8pm
  2. November 9, 2012 7:30 pm
  3. November 11, 2012 8pm


Benjamin Britten’s massive setting of a requiem mass evolved from the composer’s own pacifist sensibilities during the widespread destruction of World War II. To give you an idea of the size of this majestic performance, originally commissioned for the opening of England’s Coventry Cathedral, a building that replaced an ancient structure destroyed by the German Air Force, the concert involves the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, the DSO’s chorus, the Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas, two conductors, and several soloists.

Britten’s War Requiem

What's Nearby

Liz's Picks

Newsletter Signup

Sign up to our newsletters to get top news stories and breaking alerts delivered to your email inbox.

Current Issues