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Upcoming Concerts

Youthful Indulgence
Early Masses of Mozart and Martin
A program featuring the glorious a cappella “Mass” by Frank Martin, early works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and several selections by Johann Sebastian Bach.
The National Presbyterian Church
October 29, 2017 at 5 PM
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New Joy!
Christmas with the Chorale
Music for the season, featuring Ottorino Respighi’s “Lauda per la Natività del Signore.”
Episcopal Church of the Epiphany
December 3, 2017 at 5 PM
December 21, 2017 at 7:30 PM
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Passion and Praise
Ancient Glory in New Form
Leonard Bernstein’s “Missa Brevis” and a new work by Joshua Fishbein, in partnership with the Kennedy Center’s “Leonard Bernstein at 100” celebration.
The National Presbyterian Church
March 4, 2018 5 PM
Read the John F. Kennedy Center’s press release about the “Leonard Bernstein at 100” celebration
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In the News

September 2017
The American Organist reviews of new “All Night Vigil” recording featuring members of the Washington Master Chorale
Gloriae Dei Cantores releases All-Night Vigil, Op. 37 by Sergei Rachmaninoff, conducted by Peter Jermihov (internationally recognized specialist in Russian and Orthodox liturgical music) and produced by Richard K. Pugsley , director of Gloriae Dei Cantores. Expressing their ongoing vision of unity through music, Gloriae Dei Cantores is joined by members of the St. Romanos Cappella , The Patriarch Tikhon Choir, and The Washington Master Chorale. All-Night Vigil, Op. 37 (CD Cover)Soloists Dmitry Ivanchenko and Mariya Berezovska, of the National Opera of Ukraine in Kiev join the seventy-seven singers for this landmark collaboration. Vadim Gan, protodeacon under the First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church sings the clergy exclamations with Dmitry Ivanchenko. All-Night Vigil was recorded by legendary sound engineer, Keith O. Johnson from Reference Recordings.  Learn more and hear excerpts

Read the Washington Post Review of “Time and Memory,” featuring the world premiere of Jennifer Higdon’s “Ruminations.”

Interviews on Classical WETA

New from Jennifer Higdon
Washington Master Chorale’s March 5, 2017 concert, called Time and Memory–included the world premiere of a new piece by Pulitzer Prize winning American composer Jennifer Higdon.  Classical WETA morning host David Ginder chatted with Jennifer about the particulars of the commission, choosing the text, and bringing a new piece to life.

Washington Master Chorale – Time and Memory
Classical WETA morning host David Ginder chatted with Master Chorale Artistic Director Thomas Colohan about the Chorale’s goal to add new works to the repertoire, the thrill of commissioning and premiering a new piece, and the inclusive and welcoming themes of the concert.

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