• 2018-2019 Season

Choral Arts 2018 -2019 Season

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Dusk and Dawn

Music of Light and Dark

Saturday, October 20, 2018 | 4:00 pm & 8:00 pm
Live! at 10th & G

Choral Arts Chamber Singers – Scott Tucker, conductor
Choral Arts Youth Choir – Brandon Straub, conductor

Awash in music inspired by light and dark, Artistic Director Scott Tucker has created a program that evokes both the literal and mystical imagery attributed to these fundamental themes. Including R. Murray Schafer’s
Epitaph for Moonlight, Jake Runestad’s Spirited Light, and Sarah Hopkins’ Past Life Melodies, this performance will feature the Choral Arts Chamber Singers conducted by Scott Tucker and the Choral Arts Youth Choir conducted by Brandon Straub.

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Día de los Muertos featuring Mozart’s Requiem

Saturday, November 3, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Sunday, November 4, 2018 | 5:00 pm*
Mexican Cultural Insitute
Presented by the New Orchestra of Washington

Alejandro Hernandez-Valdez, conductor
New Orchestra of Washington
Choral Arts Chamber Singers

This performance is available through the New Orchestra of Washington.
*Special Día de los Muertos Celebration with pre-concert drinks at 4:00 pm and a post-concert reception.

Benjamin Britten: War Requiem

Thursday, November 29, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Saturday, December 1, 2018 | 8:00 pm
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Karina Flores, soprano
Ian Bostridge, tenor
Matthias Goerne, baritone
Choral Arts Chorus
Scott Tucker, Artistic Director
Children’s Chorus of Washington
Margaret Nomura Clark, Artistic Director

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All other tickets must be purchased through the National Symphony Orchestra.

Songs of the Season

Christmas with Choral Arts

Sunday, December 16, 2018 | 1:00 pm
Monday, December 17, 2018 | 7:00 pm*
Monday, December 24, 2018 | 2:00 pm
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Scott Tucker, conductor
Esther Heideman, soprano
Choral Arts Chorus

*38th Annual Holiday Concert and Gala, His Excellency Henne Schuwer, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and Mrs. Lena Boman Schuwer, Honorary Patrons

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A Family Christmas

For the Young & Young at Heart (Ages 5 & Up)

Saturday, December 22, 2018 | 1:00 pm
Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall – Alexandria, VA

Monday, December 24, 2018 | 11:00 am
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Scott Tucker, conductor
Choral Arts Chorus
with special guests Santa, Frosty, and Rudolph

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Living the Dream…Singing the Dream

31st Annual Choral Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sunday, February 17, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Co-presented with Washington Performing Arts

Choral Arts Chorus – Scott Tucker, conductor

Men and Women of the Gospel Choir – Theodore Thorpe, III, Artistic Director
Children of the Gospel Choir – Michele Fowlin, Artistic Director
Stanley J. Thurston, Artistic Director Emeritus

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Hector Berlioz: Symphonie Funèbre et triomphale

Dominick DiOrio: Silent Moves the Symphony True*

Monday, March 11, 2019 | 7:30 pm
The Music Center at Strathmore

Colonel Jason K. Fettig, conductor
United States Marine Band
Choral Arts Chorus – Scott Tucker, Artistic Director

*Co-commissioned by the Choral Arts Society of Washington and the United States Marine Band

Ticket information for this performance will be available in the coming months. Learn more about the United States Marine Band at http://www.marineband.marines.mil/.

Philip Glass: Itaipu

Thursday, March 28, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

National Symphony Orchestra
Teddy Abrams, conductor
Choral Arts Chorus
-Scott Tucker, Artistic Director

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All other tickets must be purchased through the National Symphony Orchestra.

Into the Light

Music. Space. Resonance.

Friday April 5, 2019 | 8:00 pm
Saturday, April 6, 2019 | 8:00 pm
Dupont Underground

Choral Arts Chamber Singers
-Scott Tucker, conductor

Choral Arts Youth Choir
-Brandon Straub, conductor

Jay D. Brock, director
JD Madsen, production designer
New Orchestra of Washington
The Aeolus Quartet

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Gabriel Fauré: Requiem

Florent Schmitt: Psalm 47
Lili Boulanger: Psalm 24 “La terre appartient à l’Éternel”


Sunday, May 19, 2019 | 5:00 pm
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Laura Choi Stuart, soprano
Alexandria Shiner, soprano
Trevor Scheunemann, baritone
Scott Tucker, conductor
Choral Arts Chorus and Orchestra

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"Nothing surpasses the power of music to knit together our differences,
heal our wounds, and inspire our spirits." –Norman Scribner