Sentimental Journey: the History of Barbershop Choral Concert from the Fairfax Jubil-Aires
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Mozart's infamous opera of illicit affairs and the abuse of power gets turned on its ear by the D.C. Public Opera, which transforms Don Giovanni into a present-day tale set in Washington, D.C. Held at the glamorous Mayflower Hotel, this innovative production retains the spirit and power of Mozart's music and message, while putting a new twist on the action. Sung in Italian with a full orchestra conducted by John Edward Niles, the inaugural production of D.C. Public Opera heralds a unique vision for the future of the genre. Learn More
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My wife and I erroneously assumed that barbershop choral and quartet singing would be limited to music from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. We were very pleasantly surprised to find that it routinely includes jazz, doo-wop, Broadway tunes, and even contemporary songs. The Jubil-Aires acapella choral was terrific, as were the three visiting male and female quartets. We are already planning to attend their next annual show!
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Guest quartets include ’Round Midnight (M-AD champions), The Allies (5th place International medalists) and the Sweet Adelines quartet, Notorious.
About the Ticket Supplier: The Fairfax Jubil-AiresThe Fairfax Jubil-Aires are members of the Fairfax County Virginia chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, a society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America (SPEBSQSA). SPEBSQSA is the largest all male singing society in the world, with over 750 chapters in the U.S. and Canada, and with affiliate groups in eight other countries.
The Jubil-Aires are more than just an a cappella male chorus. The Jubil-Aires are a family, dedicated to great singing and the wonderful fellowship that comes with it.