Mozart's Requiem

Who: Choreography by Adam Hougland; Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, performed by Cincinnati Ballet Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Carmon DeLeone, accompanied by Xavier University Concert Choir
What: A moving full-length ballet set to Mozart's famous Requiem Mass in D Minor
Where: Aronoff Center for the Arts
When: March 20 & 21, 2015
*Mature content


Catharsis through dance.

From Cincinnati Ballet's resident choreographer Adam Hougland comes the moving Mozart's RequiemHougland's exploration of mortality, told in a series of compelling, achingly realistic vignettes, is underscored by the fact that Mozart died before completing his famous Requiem Mass in D Minor. Yet from darkness comes light: the characters journey from grief and loss towards acceptance and hope, leaving us all having finally embraced the ultimate unknown. In its 2010 world premiere, created for Cincinnati Ballet, Mozart's Requiem was praised by the Cincinnati Enquirer as being "audacious and challenging and thought-provoking. Most important, it is a rich and important addition to the Cincinnati Ballet repertory."
Left to right: Zack Grubbs, Sarah Hairston; Janessa Touchet, Olgucan Borova; Cincinnati Ballet dancers | Photography: Peter Mueller


Friday, March 20 - 8:00 pm
Saturday, March 21 - 2:00 pm
Saturday, March 21 - 8:00 pm
Click to view Mozart's Requiem Casting



3.21.15 - Cincinnati Enquirer: Review: Ballet's 'Mozart's Requiem' finds beauty in death
3.20.15 - Cincinnati Refined: Mozart's Requiem Explores 'Catharsis Through Dance' 
3.18.15 - CityBeat: Ballet's Powerful 'Mozart's Requiem' Takes the Stage Again
3.18.15 - Journal-News: 'Mozart's Requiem' returns to Aronoff 



Title Sponsor

Adam Houghland Choreography Sponsors 
James A. Miller
Donald Beck & Lawrence E. Eynon, M.D. 
Julie & Steven Shifman  

Scenic Sponsor

Vocal Soloist Sponsor
Mary Ann & John Boorn

2015-2016 Season Sponsors