Founded in 1992, the Eclipse Chamber Orchestra is comprised primarily of members of the National Symphony Orchestra. Sylvia Alimena, founder and music director, is a hornist in the NSO and is also conductor of the McLean Orchestra. Eclipse performs its subscription series in the concert hall of Alexandria's George Washington Masonic Memorial. Each November, Eclipse also presents a Bach Brandenburg Festival in Washington.
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 →