Venue Details

10677 Star Starred
The Kennedy Center - Concert Hall
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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4.0 / 5 Rated by 4 members
Review from Goldstar Member

Very well done, beautiful music.

reviewed Nov 18 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Patricia Darneille

The Mozart piece was wonderful - chorus was brillant. 2nd part that the conducter composed, not so great. Don't like discordant sounding music.

reviewed Nov 18 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Ellen Egan

We enjoyed the performance very much.

reviewed Nov 18 2011 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“Exhilarating… Music Director Julian Wachner knows how to draw maximum drama from a score.” —The Washington Post 

Description

Marie-Ève Munger, soprano 

Arianna Zukerman, soprano 

Arnold Rawls, tenor 

David Kravitz, baritone 

The Washington Chorus opens its 51st season with the Washington premiere of a major new work by Music Director Julian Wachner, an acclaimed composer with over 100 published works.

“Come, My Dark-Eyed One” combines passionate and dramatic music with poetry by Sarah Teasdale, e.e. cummings, John Clare, Emily Dickinson, Alfred Tennyson and famed Turkik poet Ali-Shir Nava’i whose poem forms the core and title of the work. It speaks of two lovers’ lives and how that great love transcends death itself.

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