• 2019-2020 Season

Choral Arts 2019-2020 Season

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Carl Orff: Carmina Burana

Jennifer Higdon: blue cathedral
Francis Poulenc: Litanies à la Vierge Noire

Thursday, October 3, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Friday, October 4, 2019 | 8:00 pm
Saturday, October 5, 2019 | 8:00 pm
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Guest appearance with the National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Amy Owens, soprano
Elliot Madore, baritone
The Choral Arts Society of Washington
Children’s Chorus of Washington; Margaret Nomura Clark, Artistic Director

This performance is available in the following series packages and as a subscriber add-on: Full Series PackagesCreate Your Own Series

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

Día de los Muertos featuring Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem

Saturday, November 9, 2019 | 7:00 pm*
Sunday, November 10, 2019 | 4:00 pm
Mexican Cultural Institute

Guest appearance with the New Orchestra of Washington
Alejandro Hernandez-Valdez, conductor
Choral Arts Chamber Singers

This performance is available through the New Orchestra of Washington.
*Special Día de los Muertos Celebration with post-concert reception.

Songs of the Season

Christmas with Choral Arts

Sunday, December 15, 2019 | 8:00 pm
Monday, December 16, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Saturday, December 21, 2019 | 1:00 pm
Tuesday, December 24, 2019 | 2:00 pm
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Scott Tucker, conductor
Brandon Straub, conductor
Choral Arts Chorus
Choral Arts Youth Choir
Choral Arts Brass Ensemble

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A Family Christmas

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

Monday, December 23, 2019 | 1:00 pm
Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center – Alexandria, VA

Tuesday, December 24, 2019 | 11:00 am
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

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

This performance is available in the following series packages and as a subscriber add-on: Create Your Own SeriesSave Now Pick Later Series

Living the Dream…Singing the Dream

32nd Annual Choral Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sunday, January 26, 2020 | 7:00 pm
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Co-presented with Washington Performing Arts

Choral Arts Chorus; Scott Tucker, Artistic Director

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

This performance is available in the following series packages and as a subscriber add-on: Full Series PackagesCreate Your Own SeriesSave Now Pick Later Series

Terry Riley’s Sun Rings

Kronos Quartet

Friday, March 13, 2020 | 8:00 pm
Lisner Auditorium

Choral Arts Chamber Singers

Presented by Washington Performing Arts

Scott Tucker Conducting the Choral Arts Chamber Singers

This performance is available through Washington Performing Arts.

Music by Women on a Mission

Saturday, March 28, 2020 | 4:00 pm & 8:00 pm
Live! at 10th & G

Women of the Choral Arts Chorus
Choral Arts Chamber Singers
Scott Tucker, conductor

Choral Arts Youth Choir
Brandon Straub, conductor

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Robert Schumann: Requiem, Op. 148

Johannes Brahms: Alto Rhapsody
Aaron Copland: In the Beginning
John Corigliano: Fern Hill


Sunday, May 3, 2020 | 5:00 pm
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Scott Tucker, conductor
Choral Arts Chorus and Orchestra

Scott Tucker conducting at the Kennedy Center

This performance is available in the following series packages and as a subscriber add-on: Full Series PackagesCreate Your Own SeriesSave Now Pick Later Series

Christopher Tin’s To Shiver the Sky (World Premiere)

The United States Air Force Band

Saturday, May 30, 2020 | 8:00 pm
The Anthem

The United States Air Force Band
Col Don Schofield, commander and conductor
Christopher Tin, conductor
The Choral Arts Society of Washington

Co-presented by Washington Performing Arts and The United States Air Force Band

The Choral Arts Chorus singing at the Kennedy Center

The event will be free with tickets required (available through washingtonperformingarts.org or The Anthem in fall 2019).

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