On April 19, at 5 pm, the City Choir of Washington will perform their final season concert at The National Presbyterian Church in Washington. The program will feature the world premiere of a new work by Robert Shafer, Lux Aeterna, along with Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass and Maurice Durufle’s Requiem. Classical WETA’s Nicole Lacroix talked with Mr. Shafer about the upcoming concert, and what it’s like to be a composer in the 21st century.
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