Weekend Round Up February 8, 2018

The Georgetowner | February 8, 2018

 

What lobbyists are looking for from the State of the Union address

Politico | January 30, 2018

 

Musica Viva NY Presents VOICES IN MOTION

Broadway World | January 17, 2018

“Major conducting influences have come from [Trent Johnson’s] work with Frederik Prausnitz, Dr. David A. Weadon and Norman Scribner of the Choral Arts Society of Washington DC.”  – BWW News Desk

QUEERY: Marty Brown

Washington Blade | December 22, 2017

“As a musician, there’s always such great music to sing and play this time of year,” says Marty Brown, an alto who joined the chorus last year. “I like the chance to be a bit reflective as we head into the coldest part of the winter.” – Joey DiGuglielmo

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

To Do Today: The Sweat of Their Face: Portraying American Workers, The Wailin’ Jennys, and Up and Vanished

Washington City Paper | December 18, 2017

“The Choral Arts Society of Washington performs holiday standards at the Kennedy Center. 7 p.m. at 2700 F St. NW. $15–$69.” – Kayla Randall

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.”  – BWW News Desk

D.C. choral groups ready holiday concerts

Washington Blade | December 12, 2017

“The Choral Arts Society of Washington and the Washington Chorus present festive-themed concerts for the holiday season.”  – Mariah Cooper

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 case for their interpretation.” -Charles T. Downey

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 old-school choral conductor a la Norman Scribner, who gave his life to chorus work, to conductors who also maintain careers guesting with orchestras and opera companies.” -Anne Midgette