Concert at Roman basilica in memory of Japanese earthquake/tsunami victims
Catholic World News - March 11, 2014
A performance of Mozart’s Requiem was scheduled at the Roman basilica of St. Paul-Outside-the-Walls on March 11, to mark the 3rd anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in 2011, killing more than 15,000 people.
The Japanese embassy to the Holy See organized the free concert, with the cooperation of the Vatican. The Gioacchino Rossini Symphony Orchestra of Pesaro was invited to perform the Requiem, accompanied by the San Carlo choir, under the direction of Daniele Agiman.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our March expenses ($658 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!