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Día de los Muertos

Saturday, November 3, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:30PM
Mexican Cultural Institute

Join NOW in celebrating Día de los Muertos, the Mexican Day of the Dead holiday, with Mozart's magnificent Requiem in D minor (mass for the dead), featuring The Choral Arts Society of Washington, and NOW's string-quartet-in-residence, the Aeolus Quartet.

Devony Smith, soprano
Heather Petrie, contralto
Shawn Bartels, tenor
Enrico Lagasca, bass baritone

Tickets: $45

 
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Festejo de Día de los Muertos

Sunday, November 4, 2018
4:00 PM - 7:00PM
Mexican Cultural Institute

Join NOW in celebrating Día de los Muertos, the Mexican Day of the Dead holiday, with Mozart's magnificent Requiem in D minor (mass for the dead), featuring The Choral Arts Society of Washington, and NOW's string-quartet-in-residence, the Aeolus Quartet.

Devony Smith, soprano
Heather Petrie, contralto
Shawn Bartels, tenor
Enrico Lagasca, bass baritone

Tickets to the Festejo de Día de los Muertos will include pre-concert drinks at 4:00 pm, concert at 5:00 pm, and a post-concert reception.

Click Here for Soloists’ Information

Tickets: $95

 
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End of the War to End All Wars

Saturday, November 10, 2018
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Church of the Epiphany

 Joseph Turrin

Joseph Turrin

At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, World War I – the Great War – ended.  The New Orchestra of Washington, Washington Master Chorale, and Musica Viva NY commemorate this solemn occasion one hundred years later with a co-commission from acclaimed American composer Joseph Turrin, based on texts by war poets. The program also features works by Holst and Ravel, both composers directly affected by World War I.

A preconcert lecture, featuring the commissioned composer Joseph Turrin, will take place in the performance venue at 4PM. Tickets to the performance are required for entry.

A second performance will be given on November 11th in NYC at All Souls Church in Manhattan. Please visit the Musica Viva website for ore information and tickets.
 

Program
RADIOHEAD Harry Patch (in memory of), arr. Stephen Key
RAVEL Le Tombeau de Couperin, arr. Stephen Key
HOLST Ode to Death, arr. Stephen Key
-intermission-
TURRIN And Crimson Roses Once Again Be Fair* (A work for choir and chamber orchestra based on texts by WWI poets, co-commission by Musica Viva NY, Washington Master Chorale, and the New Orchestra of Washington)

*World Premier  

Featured Artists:
Joseph Turrin

New Orchestra of Washington
Alejandro Hernandez-Valdez, conductor

Washington Master Chorale
Thomas Colohan, Artistic Director

Music Viva NY

Tickets: $40

 
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Family Concert

Monday, January 21, 2019
11:00 AM - Noon
Temple Emanuel

Bring the whole family to enjoy a special family concert! The colorful program will engage listeners both young, and young at heart. After the concert, enjoy an instrument petting zoo! If you are looking for something to do on a cold holiday, this is it! 

Program:
ALEJANDRO HERNANDEZ-VALDEZ Laberinto
CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS The Carnival of the Animals

Tickets: $10 for Adults, Children 12 and Under Free, but please RSVP

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Eroica

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Sunday, February 17, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Church of the Epiphany

Pianist Ryo Yanagitani performs Chopin's 1st piano concerto with the New Orchestra of Washington. Beethoven's immortal third symphony follows an intermission.

Program
CHOPIN Piano Concerto No. 1
     Ryo Yanagitani, soloist
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3 in E Flat Major, Op. 55 Eroica

Tickets: $30

 
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Into the Light

Friday, April 5, 2019
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Dupont Underground

Music. Space. Resonance.

Explore a world of immersive soundscapes and projections featuring resonance and sound-painting that will envelop the audience. The program will make use of the shimmering acoustics of the Dupont Underground with Steve Reich’s Different Trains, a choral and double string quartet arrangement of Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings, and a new piece by Choral Arts Society Artistic Director Scott Tucker specifically composed for the acoustics of the venue. Other works will feature unconventional methods of singing and instrument playing known as extended musical techniques. The Underground is embedded in the heart of the city: easily accessible and representative of the melding of art with everyday life.

PLEASE NOTE: All tickets to "Into the Light" will be sold through Choral Arts Society of Washington. 

Featured Artists:
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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Into the Light

Saturday, April 6, 2019
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Dupont Underground

Music. Space. Resonance.

Explore a world of immersive soundscapes and projections featuring resonance and sound-painting that will envelop the audience. The program will make use of the shimmering acoustics of the Dupont Underground with Steve Reich’s Different Trains, a choral and double string quartet arrangement of Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings, and a new piece by Choral Arts Society Artistic Director Scott Tucker specifically composed for the acoustics of the venue. Other works will feature unconventional methods of singing and instrument playing known as extended musical techniques. The Underground is embedded in the heart of the city: easily accessible and representative of the melding of art with everyday life.

PLEASE NOTE: All tickets to "Into the Light" will be sold through Choral Arts Society of Washington. 

Featured Artists:
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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Re(new)al: Sandbox Percussion

Saturday, May 4, 2019
7:00PM - 8:30 PM

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Sandbox Percussion, a New York City based percussion quartet, joins the New Orchestra of Washington for the final 2018-2019 season production. The program features Viet Cuong's percussion concerto, "Re(new)al," commissioned by the Albany Symphony and General Electric (GE) Renewable Energy.

Program
MAX RICHTER On the Nature of Daylight
CLAUDE DEBUSSY La Mer, arr. by Iain Farrington
-Intermission-
JOHN LUTHER ADAMS Three Cantitles of the Birds
VIET CUONG, Re(new)al for percussion quartet, and sinfonietta

Tickets: $40