Entries by April Angilletta

June 21

Washington Classical Review | June 21, 2018 “July 4 Washington Symphonic Brass Cathedral Singers Benjamin Straley and George Fergus, organists Music for Independence Day 11 a.m. Washington National Cathedral Free admission National Symphony Orchestra Choral Arts Society of Washington U.S. Army Herald Trumpets U.S. Army Ceremonial Band Jack Everly, conductor Joshua Bell, violinist Renée Fleming, […]

Avoid these 6 mistakes for a great summer in D.C.

The Washington Post | June 7, 2018 “All of the featured acts, including standbys the National Symphony Orchestra, the United States Army Band and the Choral Arts Society of Washington, as well as this year’s special guests — including The Beach Boys and Jimmy Buffett — are slated to perform at the rehearsal. There won’t […]

Robert F. Kennedy’s legacy honored at commemoration ceremony

The Washington Times | June 6, 2018 “Former Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, the eldest child of Kennedy, welcomed the audience to a memorial service at the Arlington Memorial Amphitheater that opened with songs sung by the Eastern High School Choir, American University Gospel Choir, and The Choral Arts Society of Washington.” –Adam Sabes and […]

On Anniversary, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Awards Honors March for Our Lives, Young Activists

Variety | June 5, 2018 “On Wednesday, former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to speak at a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, along with Robert Kennedy’s daughter Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, and grandson Rep. Joseph Kennedy III (D-Mass.). Kenny Chesney, the Eastern High School Choir, and the Choral Arts Society of Washington will perform.” –Ted Johnson

2018 Capitol Fourth

WITF | June 4, 2018 “Also participating in the event will be the Choral Arts Society of Washington, the U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own,” the U.S. Army Herald Trumpets, Members of the Armed Forces carrying the State and Territorial Flags and the Armed Forces Color Guard provided by the Military District of Washington, D.C.” –Fred […]

John Stamos To Lead PBS Independence Day Celebration

Look to the Stars | June 4, 2018 “The 38th annual broadcast of A CAPITOL FOURTH airs on PBS Wednesday, July 4, 2018 from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. ET before a concert audience of hundreds of thousands, millions more at home, as well as to our troops serving around the world on the American Forces Network…Also participating in the event […]

Family of Robert F. Kennedy to host memorial service

WTOP | May 31, 2018 “The service will include performances by country music star Kenny Chesney, the Eastern High School Choir and the Choral Arts Society of Washington. The event will begin with a private gathering for family at Kennedy’s graveside before the public memorial at 10 a.m.”

PBS’ ‘A CAPITOL FOURTH’ Welcomes Back TV Legend John Stamos To Lead America’s Independence Day Celebration For Our Entire Nation!

Cision PR Newswire | May 31, 2018 “Also participating in the event will be the Choral Arts Society of Washington, the U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own,” the U.S. Army Herald Trumpets, Members of the Armed Forces carrying the State and Territorial Flags and the Armed Forces Color Guard provided by the Military District of Washington, D.C.”

Choral Arts hits the mark with a serious Rossini

The Washington Post | May 20, 2018 “The worlds of opera and sacred music collided in the best possible way Saturday afternoon at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall during the Choral Arts Society of Washington’s season finale. Under guest conductor Antony Walker’s baton, the 158-member chorus and 51-piece orchestra plumbed the depths of a liturgical […]