The Master Chorale of Washington Performs Carmina Burana at Kennedy Center
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The last date listed for Carmina Burana was Sunday May 17, 2009 / 3:00pm.
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Canadian pianist and former child prodigy Angela Hewitt may be best known for her nine-year recording project featuring a complete cycle of Bach's major keyboard works, but for her National Symphony Orchestra debut, she'll perform Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 22. As heard in the award-winning film Amadeus, that diverse work includes difficult solos and a lively finale that's book-ended by a poignant minuet. Conductor David Zinman leads the NSO through another famous film theme as well, Strauss' Also sprach Zarathustra, so compellingly used in Stanley Kubrick's ground-breaking 2001: A Space Odyssey. Learn More
When you go to an event at the Kennedy Center, make certain to see what is playing at the Millenium Stage. A free performance is offered at 6:00 every night. I saw a wonderful set of Broadway show tune sung by very talented students from Catholic University.NSO: Koh Plays Barber info • Nov 01 2013 star this tip starred
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This was an especially good choral concert and an especially poignant one. The chorus was in wonderful form and really was the star of the concert. I am sad when I think about how difficult it has been for arts organizations to survive over the...continued
Carl Orff’s wildly popular and instantly recognizable Carmina Burana is a masterful blending of ancient Latin texts with visceral rhythms and haunting harmonies, evoking images of ritualistic dance and ribald frolicking that will awaken and arouse your senses. This intoxicating work is a not-to-be missed musical experience that is sure to be a sellout.
Lisa Eden, Soprano
Robert Baker, Tenor
Jon Bruno, Baritone
Children’s Chorus of Washington
About the Ticket Supplier: Master Chorale of Washington***8/09 - Master Chorale has closed its doors***
Founded in 1967 by the late Paul Hill, the Master Chorale of Washington (formerly the Paul Hill Chorale) has performed over 200 concerts in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall, appearing in its own subscription concert series and in collaborative performances with the National Symphony Orchestra, Joffrey Ballet, Dance Theater of Harlem and many others.
The Master Chorale of Washington is currently the only symphonic-sized chorus in the greater Washington community that follows the model of the world's finest choruses; employing a complement of professional singers within its rigorously auditioned and extremely talented volunteer base.