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Cathedral Choral Society Presents The Joy of Christmas at Washington National Cathedral

November 30, 2008

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The following press release was issued by today by the Cathedral Choral Society:

    The Joy of Christmas
    Cathedral Choral Society
    J. Reilly Lewis, Music Director

    Saturday, December 13, 2008 at noon*
    Saturday, December 13, 2008 at 4 pm
    Sunday, December 14, 2008 at 4 pm

    Washington National Cathedral
    Massachusetts & Wisconsin Avenues, NW
    Washington, D.C.  20016

Featuring:

National Cathedral School for Girls and St. Albans Madrigal Singers

Ben Hutto, director

Scott Dettra, organ

Edward Nassor, carillon

Washington Symphonic Brass

The Joy of Christmas truly rang through the massive Gothic spaces of the Washington National Cathedral…from the carillon’s chiming resonance to the choral chants and carols sung by a capacity audience, it was a grand spectacle of regal dignity.”

Cecelia Porter, the Washington Post.

A Washington holiday favorite at Washington National Cathedral. From the opening procession of the advent wreath to the final note of the last beloved carol, this festive holiday concert has long been a family Christmas tradition for the D.C. metropolitan area. It will include favorite carols to sing, music for organ and brass, as well as the world premiere of The Animals’ Christmas by American legend Alice Parker, commissioned by the Cathedral Choral Society and Joe and Embry Howell in memory of Katherine Lindsay Howell – made possible by the Richard Wayne Dirksen Memorial Endowment Fund.

*New family matinee at noon. Specially designed for our younger audiences, this concert is by general admission – all tickets $25 each.

Tickets: $20-$80

Box office: (202) 537-2228 / online: http://www.cathedralchoralsociety.org/

SOURCE Cathedral Choral Society


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