This weekend the Metropolitan Chorus joins members of the Alexandria Symphony, organist Terry Sisk, and soloists for two performances of Karl Jenkins’ The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace. Metropolitan Chorus Artistic Director Barry Hemphill, who is conducting these concerts at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and at Vienna Presbyterian Church, spoke with Classical WETA’s Marilyn Cooley about the work.
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By the time she was 23, Arlington's Joan Mulholland had participated in more than fifty civil rights protests including the Freedom Rides and numerous sit-ins across the country.Watch now →