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17 Nov 2005

Death, transcendence, beauty

Krista_River_small.jpgMezzo-soprano Krista River brings a fresh interpretation to Dvorak in the Florida Orchestra's premiere of the composer's Requiem.

By ROBERT HICKS [St. Petersburg Times, 17 November 2005]

Mezzo-soprano Krista River loves Dvorak.

"I love the sound of the Eastern European influence in his music," she said over the phone from Boston. "I really like his Requiem because I think he depicts a transcendence of death. During some of the most horrific sections of the piece, there is another layer of beauty."

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