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The Kennedy Center - Concert Hall
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
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Choral Arts Society: "Mozart: Requiem" and "Northern Lights"
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attended Apr 10 2011

Excellent presentation! specially the introduction by the conductor to each of the movements! Well worth attending!

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“You’ve never heard a classical music concert like this before … Kapilow’s exuberance transported the audience back into the mind of the composer and his contemporaries…. it brings a whole new level of appreciation.” —San Diego Union-Tribune
“This was a knockout combination of education and entertainment … Hearing each song after Kapilow revealed its musical secrets was like meeting a celebrity just after reading his or her autobiography. Throughout the show Kapilow never once sounded dry or academic — but he did sound smart, enthusiastic, and stunningly articulate. He has a remarkable ability to make genius understandable to a general audience.” —


_Mozart: Requiem _

_What Makes It Great?™ with _"_Rob Kapilow _":

Sunday, April 10, 2011 | 3:00pm || Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Ever wonder why the Requiem is universally recognized as one of music’s greatest masterpieces? Wonder no longer! Kapilow unravels the mysteries of this profound work, the composer’s final composition, written as Mozart faced his own imminent death.


Norman Scribner, conductor

Rob Kapilow, commentator

_Northern Lights _

Choral Illuminations from Scandinavia and Beyond

Sunday, May 22, 2011 | 5:00pm || Kennedy Center Concert Hall

A beautiful journey through choral glories reveals musical gems from the Nordic and Baltic masters, including a world premiere commission from Finnish composer Olli Kortekangas which explores the rich relationship between man and nature.


Norman Scribner, conductor

Children’s Chorus of Washington — Joan Gregoryk, Artistic Director

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.