World News: 11:20 GMT Wednesday 15th May 2019. [The City Choir of Washington via Businesswire via SPi World News]
The City Choir of Washington:
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A Trio of Great Choral Composers: Schütz, Handel and Mozart. (Graphic: Business Wire)
Baroque & Beyond, a choral concert including works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, George Frideric Handel, and Heinrich Schütz.
The City Choir of Washington (TCCW) and Chamber Orchestra
Led by Artistic Director Robert Shafer, with
Crossley Danielle Hawn, Soprano; Kristen Dubenion-Smith, Mezzo-soprano;
Norman Shankle, Tenor; Kerry Wilkerson, Bass; and
Todd Fickley, organist.
Sunday, May 19, 5 PM ET
4101 Nebraska Avenue, NW; Washington, DC 20016
The concert is the fourth and final concert event of TCCW’s 2018-19 concert season concluding Sunday, May 19 with Baroque & Beyond; a concert celebrating composers Mozart, Handel, and Heinrich Schütz’ thrilling and rarely-heard Uppsala Magnificat, a piece originally composed (1665) for three choirs and orchestra.
Among the individuals and organizations contributing to the concert are Lecturer Teresa Neff, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Elizabeth Schreiber-Byers, Ph.D., Cultural Programs Curator, Goethe Institut; and, Ulrich Leisinger, Ph.D., Musicologist and Director of Research, International Mozart Foundation.
The Austrian Cultural Forum Washington, Embassy of Austria, Washington, DC also provided assistance.
TCCW is pleased and appreciative to once again be participating in Do More 24, an area-wide effort to support a variety of non-profit organizations including TCCW, taking place noon to noon, May 22-23. Early giving for Do More 24 begins May 15, allowing individuals to make contributions in advance of the main event. Learn more about Do More 24, by visiting https://www.domore24.org/citychoir.
For more information or to purchase tickets for the concert go to: Baroque & Beyond
NOTE TO MEDIA: For additional concert information, or to arrange an interview with Artistic Director Robert Shafer, please contact Michael Darling at (302) 644-7116 or (202) 997-8263 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Business Wire: 11:20 GMT Wednesday 15th May 2019
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