Choral Arts Society of Washington founder and artistic director Norman Scribner opens the ensemble's 46th season with "Choral Music 101: A Guided Tour Through Norman's Choral Playlist." This two-hour concert on Sunday afternoon November 14th at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center offers a musical tryptich that wends from plainsong through to the 20th century. From masterworks by Renaissance composers William Byrd and Claudio Monteverdi to Bach, Haydn, Beethoven, Brahms and Wagner, then on to Igor Stravinsky, Carl Orff, John Tavener, and Morten Lauridsen, your onstage guides will be conductor Norman Scribner and Classical WETA's Deborah Lamberton, who spoke with Norman about his vision for this one-of-a-kind concert.
Mark Rylance and Damian Lewis (Homeland) star as Thomas Cromwell and King Henry VIII in this adaptation of Hilary Mantel's novels, which chart the meteoric rise of Cromwell in the Tudor court — from blacksmith's son to Henry VIII's closest advisor.Watch a preview →
Historian Garrett Peck discusses the history of brewing in the nation's capital. D.C.'s beer heritage dates back to 1770 and claims some very innovative brewers.Watch now →
Luis Araya immigrated to Arlington, Virginia from Bolivia in 1966, when very few Latinos lived in the county. He reflects on the changes he has seen over the years and the influence of Latinos in Arlington today.Watch now →
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