The Cathedral Choral Society commemorates the bicentennial of Lincoln's birth with a special concert at the National Cathedral on Sunday, March 8 at 4:00 PM. Lincoln scholar and actor Sam Waterston narrates Aaron Copland's Lincoln Portrait. The concert also features the U.S. premiere of Charles Villiers Stanford's Elegiac Ode, Julia Ward Howe's Battle Hymn of the Republic, and Paul Hindemith's choral requiem based on Walt Whitman's verse,"When Lilacs Last in the Door-yard Bloom'd". Cathedral Choral Society Music Director J. Reilly Lewis joined Deb Lamberton in the Classical WETA studios.
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 →
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