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First Performance of the Newly Orchestrated Requiem

The New Mexico premiere of John Donald Robb’s Requiem is a joint project of the New Mexico Performing Arts Society and the UNM John Donald Robb Musical Trust in Albuquerque. Robb was the Dean of the College of Fine Arts at UNM, as well as a composer, early collector of folk music, and preservationist. Dean Robb also studied with prominent musicians of his time, including Nadia Boulanger, Horatio Parker, Darius Milhaud, Roy Harris, and Paul Hindemith.