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The Washington Chorus celebrates Verdi

Posted by Randy Shulman
February 26, 2014 7:41 AM |
Julian Wachner leads The Washington Chorus in its celebration of Giuseppe Verdi in honor of the 200th anniversary of his birth. Sopranos Corinne Winters and Othalie Graham, mezzo-soprano Ola Rafalo, tenor Issachah Savage and bass Peter Volpe are featured soloists in “The Essential Verdi,” featuring favorites from his operas, choruses and choral masterworks, including highlights from Aida, La Traviata ... [Read]

The Washington Chorus

Posted by Randy Shulman
June 21, 2012 8:30 AM |
Commissioned by Carnegie Hall, acclaimed young Italian composer Paola Prestini's folk opera Oceanic Verses is a multimedia opera concert event with scenic installation. Julian Wachner (pictured) leads the The Washington Chorus and several soloists, not to mention a filmmaker and video designer, in this New Music for a New Age performance. Saturday, June 23, at 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace ... [Read]

The Washington Chorus: Elena Ruehr

Posted by Randy Shulman
April 3, 2011 9:19 AM |
Julian Wachner directs The Washington Chorus in its third annual New Music for a New Age concert. This year's featured composer is Elena Ruehr, known for long lyrical lines and rhythmic drives, combined with cantata singing. The event features three major Ruehr works: Cricket, Spider, Bee, with text by Emily Dickinson, Gospel Cha-Cha, with text by Langston Hughes, and Averno, ... [Read]