Choral Arts Society of Washington: Haydn's Spring, Treasures from the Great Operas
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With a voice that The New York Times describes as a "singularly thunderous baritone," Broadway leading man Brian Stokes Mitchell joins the NSO Pops for an evening of holiday favorites. Equally comfortable as a dancer and a singer, he's an in-demand presence on the Great White Way, with critically acclaimed performances in Man of La Mancha, Kiss Me Kate, Ragtime, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Jelly's Last Jam, Sweeney Todd and, most recently, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. He's even had two cameo appearances on the hit TV show Glee, and last year released a CD of Broadway hits entitled Simply Broadway. Steven Reineke conducts the orchestra as Stokes puts his jazzy spin on all the holiday classics. Word on the street is that Jolly ol' St. Nick might even make an appearance at this show! Learn More
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In this superb season finale, the Choral Arts Society of Washington will begin with “Papa” Haydn’s sunny welcome to Spring from his oratorio The Seasons. They then move to the magnificent world of grand opera, performing works from Boito's Mefistofele, Verdi's La Traviata, Gounod's Faust, and more. This exciting array of operatic excerpts, both familiar and not so familiar, will have every listener leaving the hall with a favorite tune on his or her lips.</p>
About the Ticket Supplier: Choral Arts Society of Washington
Founded in 1965, The Choral Arts Society of Washington is one of the leading choral organizations in the United States with a symphonic chorus of more than 180 professional-caliber volunteer singers. Under the leadership of its founder and artistic director Norman Scribner the chorus has performed with leading symphony orchestras, sung under the world's most distinguished conductors, produced acclaimed recordings and toured nationally and internationally.