Entries by April Angilletta

Top Ten Performances of 2019

Washington Classical Review | December 23, 2019 5. U.S. Marine Band and Choral Arts Society of Washington. Music Center at Strathmore The spit and polish musicians of the U.S. Marine Band joined the Choral Arts Society of Washington to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Walt Whitman. The program included a world premiere […]

Choral Artists play with tradition

The Ledger | December 20, 2019 “Eja! Eja! (Joy! Joy!)” was written in 2005 for the 40th anniversary of the Choral Arts Society of Washington and to commemorate the retirement of Fred Begun, principal timpanist for the National Symphony Orchestra. It combines texts as diverse as poetry by 19th-century English poet Alfred Lord Tennyson and […]