Reflections on Mozart's Requiemby Andrew Haeg, Minnesota Public Radio
On the 250th anniversary of Mozart's birth, many are reflecting on his lasting musical works. It was the piece Mozart left unfinished at his death that many consider his most powerful piece. Mozart's Requiem defied the strictures of the traditional liturgical death Mass, leaving future generations with a nuanced and surprisingly uplifting piece. Four Minnesotans share their thoughts on the lasting power of the Requiem.