The Cathedral Choral Society gives an all-Russian program, "Russian Riches", Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 4 at Washington National Cathedral. The concert includes Rimsky-Korsakov's Russian Easter Overture, Taneyev's Cantata "John of Damascus", and Gretchaninov's Cantata "Praise God." Assisting the Cathedral Choral Society are Viktoriya Bright and the National Cathedral School Girls Chorale. Classical WETA morning host David Ginder chats with Cathedral Choral Society Music Director J. Reilly Lewis about the challenges of singing Russian and the joys of Russian passion.
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