--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2019--The City Choir of Washington:

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A Trio of Great Choral Composers: Schütz, Handel and Mozart. (Graphic: Business Wire)

  

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2019--WHAT:

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2019--Baroque & Beyond, a choral concert including works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, George Frideric Handel, and Heinrich Schütz.

 

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2019--WHO:

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2019--The City Choir of Washington(TCCW) and Chamber Orchestra

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2019--Led by Artistic DirectorRobert Shafer, with

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2019--Crossley Danielle Hawn, Soprano; Kristen Dubenion-Smith, Mezzo-soprano;

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2019--Norman Shankle, Tenor; Kerry Wilkerson, Bass; and

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2019--Todd Fickley, organist.

 

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2019--WHEN:

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2019--Sunday, May 19, 5 PM ET

 

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2019--WHERE:

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2019--The National Presbyterian Church

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2019--4101 Nebraska Avenue, NW; Washington, DC 20016

 

The concert is the fourth and final concert event of TCCW’s 2018-19 concert season concluding Sunday, May 19 with Baroque & Beyond; a concert celebrating composers Mozart, Handel, and Heinrich Schütz’ thrilling and rarely-heard Uppsala Magnificat, a piece originally composed (1665) for three choirs and orchestra.

Among the individuals and organizations contributing to the concert are Lecturer Teresa Neff, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Elizabeth Schreiber-Byers, Ph.D., Cultural Programs Curator, Goethe Institut; and, Ulrich Leisinger, Ph.D., Musicologist and Director of Research, International Mozart Foundation.

The Austrian Cultural Forum Washington, Embassy of Austria, Washington, DC also provided assistance.

TCCW is pleased and appreciative to once again be participating in Do More 24, an area-wide effort to support a variety of non-profit organizations including TCCW, taking place noon to noon, May 22-23. Early giving for Do More 24 begins May 15, allowing individuals to make contributions in advance of the main event. Learn more about Do More 24, by visiting https://www.domore24.org/citychoir.

For more information or to purchase tickets for the concert go to: Baroque & Beyond

NOTE TO MEDIA: For additional concert information, or to arrange an interview with Artistic Director Robert Shafer, please contact Michael Darling at (302) 644-7116 or (202) 997-8263 or by email: mdarlingbox@aol.com.

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