The Children's Chorus of Washington is the go-to ensemble for performances of major repertoire, from Mahler's 3rd and Bach's St. Matthew Passion with the NSO, to Berlioz' Te Deum with the Cathedral Choral Society on May 10th, and Carmina Burana with the Master Chorale of Washington on May 17th. They're also performing The Nightingale, a children's opera, May 2-3 at the Harman Arts Center. Classical WETA's Deb Lamberton catches up with Children's Chorus Founder and Artistic Director Joan Gregoryk.
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