Sun, May 14, 2017 - 5:00 PM

The Washington Chorus: Carmina Burana

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Carl Orff: Carmina Burana
Igor Stravinsky: Oedipus Rex

The Washington Chorus, Julian Wachner, Music Director
Colleen Daly, soprano
Margaret Lattimore, mezzo soprano
Vale Rideout, tenor
Robert Baker, tenor
Christopher Burchett, baritone
Morris Robinson, bass

with:
Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington
Children’s Chorus of Washington
Washington National Cathedral Boy and Girl Choristers

Two choral masterpieces in one evening! In Carmina Burana, bawdy and satirical poems found in the annals of a 13th century German monastery are set to fiery music. In the dazzling vocal lines of Oedipus Rex, Sophacles’s tragedy is portrayed in a dramatic oratorio. Joining forces with three area choruses and full orchestra, we celebrate the final concert of Music Director Julian Wachner in grand style. 
 

Location

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

2700 F Street, NW
Washington , DC 20037

directions

Featured Recordings

  • Christmas with The Washington Chorus
  • Julian Wachner: Symphony No. 1
  • Julian Wachner: Triptych
  • Missa Gentis Humanae
  • Julian Wachner: Complete Works for Chorus Volume 1
  • The Snow Lay on the Ground
  • Trevor Weston Choral Works

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