Choral Arts Society of Washington Performs Dvorak's Stabat Mater at the Kennedy Center
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The last date listed for Dvorak's Stabat Mater was Sunday March 16, 2008 / 3:00pm.
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From darkness to light – the 190-voice Choral Arts chorus, orchestra, and soloists explore this timeless journey through Dvorák’s dramatic, highly expressive masterpiece. The yearly remembrance of the Crucifixion and Resurrection of Christ has inspired composers for centuries to some of their finest creations. Dvorák’s Stabat Mater (There Stood the Mother), surely his greatest choral work, stands as one of the most supremely eloquent and moving settings of this ancient text ever composed. The soaring melodies and sumptuous orchestration fully express the emotions felt by Mary, the Mother of Christ, from her sorrowful lament to the promise of glory.
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 artistic director Scott Tucker the chorus has performed with leading symphony orchestras, sung under the world’s most distinguished conductors, produced acclaimed recordings and toured nationally and internationally.