Entries by April Angilletta

Bisnow: Choral Arts Gala!

Bisnow | December 21, 2017 “On Monday night we headed to the Kennedy Center Concert Hall for the 37th annual Holiday Concert and Gala benefiting the Choral Arts Society of Washington! We snapped American Red Cross Chair Bonnie Hunter with…” – Travis Holler

Bisnow: Finnish Embassy Reception!

Bisnow | December 21, 2017 “Last Thursday we joined patrons and supporters of the Choral Arts Society of Washington for an exclusive pre-gala reception at the Embassy of Finland. We snapped this year’s Gala Chair and Levick’s Julie Chase with past board chair Nicholas Smith and current board chair Nadine Wethington.” – Travis Holler

Choral Arts Gala Resounds the Yuletide

The Georgetowner | December 20, 2017 “On Dec. 18, the Choral Arts Society of Washington’s 37th Annual Holiday Concert & Gala at the Kennedy Center was, to quote its Artistic Director Scott Tucker, “a time of gratitude…” – Mary Bird

The Virginia Symphony, Led By JoAnn Falletta, Releases REQUIEM By Hector Belioz

Broadway World | December 13, 2017 “Recorded live at Chrysler Hall in Norfolk Virginia and released on the Hampton Roads Classics label, the disc features the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, joined by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra Chorus, Robert Shoup, Chorusmaster, The Choral Arts Society of Washington, Scott Tucker, Artist Director and tenor soloist Robert McPherson.”  – […]

Choral Arts Society goes big with Monteverdi “Vespers”

Washington Classical Review | November 19, 2017 “…conductor Scott Tucker led just such a grandly scaled performance of the work Saturday afternoon with the Choral Arts Society of Washington, which last programmed this work in 1974. As lighting approximated the fall of dusk in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall, the massed musicians made a good […]

In J. Reilly Lewis’s footsteps

The Washington Post | November 17, 2017 “As part of a new generation of choral conductors in Washington — Christopher Bell has just taken over the Washington Chorus, and Scott Tucker is in his sixth year at Choral Arts — Fox is also part of what appears to be a gradual sea change in the field from the […]


Washington, DC – At the turn of the 17th century, composer Claudio Monteverdi had mastered the musical styles of the late Renaissance and began developing new musical techniques which evolved into the Baroque musical style. In Vespro della Beata Vergine Monteverdi brilliantly superimposes new music over traditional Gregorian chants, combines sacred music with secular styles, […]