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Mozart’s stunning Requiem, and excerpts from Handel’s The
Messiah
to highlight Baroque
& Beyond
concert event.

–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/CCDA?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#CCDAlt;/agt;–The City Choir of Washington:

   

WHAT:

Baroque
& Beyond
, a choral concert including
works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, George Frideric Handel, and
Heinrich Schütz.

 

WHO:

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.

 

WHEN:

Sunday, May 19, 5 PM ET

 

WHERE:

The
National Presbyterian Church

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: [email protected].

Contacts

Michael Darling
(302) 644-7116
(202) 997-8263