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14 Dec
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LANG, THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL PASSION, and HOLIDAY CAROLS

This holiday season, join The Thirteen in an exploration of varied aspects of the holiday story. Featuring your favorite holiday carols, The Thirteen’s own arrangement of Silent Night, and David Lang’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece the little match girl passion, this concert can’t be missed! Described as “poignant” and “consoling” (The New York Times), the little match girl passion is a moving setting of...

14 Dec
Spend a festive holiday evening with the Queen—Elizabeth the First, that is! The year is 1599. England is swept up in a flowering of music and drama and Will Kemp, master Shakespearian actor and fool, has become an overnight sensation by Morris dancing from London to Norwich in just nine days! The Queen is also on the way, and the locals enlist Kemp’s help to prepare a Winter play worthy of Her Majesty. But Elizabeth has left the trappings of court far behind—and she has much more rustic...

15 Dec
Spend a festive holiday evening with the Queen—Elizabeth the First, that is! The year is 1599. England is swept up in a flowering of music and drama and Will Kemp, master Shakespearian actor and fool, has become an overnight sensation by Morris dancing from London to Norwich in just nine days! The Queen is also on the way, and the locals enlist Kemp’s help to prepare a Winter play worthy of Her Majesty. But Elizabeth has left the trappings of court far behind—and she has much more rustic...

15 Dec
Spend a festive holiday evening with the Queen—Elizabeth the First, that is! The year is 1599. England is swept up in a flowering of music and drama and Will Kemp, master Shakespearian actor and fool, has become an overnight sensation by Morris dancing from London to Norwich in just nine days! The Queen is also on the way, and the locals enlist Kemp’s help to prepare a Winter play worthy of Her Majesty. But Elizabeth has left the trappings of court far behind—and she has much more rustic...

15 Dec
another match lighted

LANG, THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL PASSION, and HOLIDAY CAROLS

This holiday season, join The Thirteen in an exploration of varied aspects of the holiday story. Featuring your favorite holiday carols, The Thirteen’s own arrangement of Silent Night, and David Lang’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece the little match girl passion, this concert can’t be missed! Described as “poignant” and “consoling” (The New York Times), the little match girl passion is a moving setting of...

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Alto for Schola Cantorum - Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle (R.C.) - Dupont Circle

Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle (R.C.) 1725 Rhode Island Avenue NW Washington, DC 20036

There is currently an opening for an Alto in the Schola Cantorum of the cathedral. Schola members sing for both the 10:00 am (Latin) and 11:30 am (English) Sunday Eucharists in one of the most rewarding acoustic settings in the area.

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David Brundage

David Brundage

Bass David Brundage has appeared in many of the Washington DC area’s most prominent venues including the four theatres of the Kennedy Center.

Highlights of some previous seasons include the Shostakovich Symphony No. 13, Babi Yar with the poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko and the University of Maryland Symphony, a Faure Requiem, and the Kennedy Center’s Messiah Sing-a-Long. 2006 saw his debut with the Chattanooga Opera as Monterone in their production of Rigolettoand a featured solo with the principal trumpet player of the National Symphony, Steven Hendrickson, in “The Trumpet Shall Sound” from Messiah. 

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Laura Choi Stuart

LauraChoiStuartHailed as “a lyric soprano of ravishing quality” by the Boston Globe, Laura Choi Stuart has appeared on the mainstage with Boston Lyric Opera, Opera Boston, Annapolis Opera, Lake George Opera, the In Series, and Opera North in roles including Musetta, Adina, Gilda, Pamina, and Frasquita.

 

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