The 2012-2013 season opens with a program featuring the rich beauty of a Hungarian masterpiece – Zoltán Kodály’s Missa Brevis in its original scoring for organ and chorus. The concert will also feature a cappella motets from the Russian Orthodox tradition, including works by Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, Gretchaninoff, and others.
Pre-Concert Lecture, 3:00 pm
Please join us for a pre-concert conversation on the dramatic story behind Kodály’s Missa Brevis and the turbulent history of Hungary in the decades leading up to the Soviet liberation on February 13, 1945.
Event begins at 4:00PM
Presented by: Washington Master Chorale