Sir John Tavener has died
We are saddened to hear of the death of Sir John Tavener on November 12, 2013 at the age of 69. The performances of his pieces at the Washington National... Read more
The City Choir of Washington's 2013-2014 Season!
Thanks again to everyone who contributed to our successful Kickstarter campaign to raise the needed funds for our Sir John Tavener premiere at our Diamond Jubilee Concert on April 21,... Read more
A very beautiful and successful concert!
What a wonderful experience! The April 21st concert went really well, we sold about 80% of the house (not too bad!) and it was an uplifting experience for everyone. We... Read more
Our concert is TOMORROW!
We're getting ready! We had two orchestra rehearsals Thursday and Friday nights. Sir John Tavener was at the rehearsal LAST night! He said the choir sounded great. Wow!... Read more
Final week of Concert preparation!
Hi! Just so you know: Sir John Tavener will be at this concert! How exciting!
We had our final piano rehearsal last night together with the Shenandoah Conservatory Choir and the... Read more
Diamond Jubilee Concert in TWO weeks!
Wow, time is flying. In two weeks, on April 21st, the City Choir of Washington will be performing the Coronation Anniversary Concert featuring the two new Sir John Tavener compositions ... Read more
Sir John Tavener World Premiere, Kickstarter project final week!
Again, thanks to YOU, all our backers, for making this Kickstarter project a success. It was a lovely surprise at rehearsal on Monday, February 18th to be called out and... Read more
Sir John Tavener World Premiere: $20,000 Goal Reached! Now: Stretch Goals!
THANK YOU! As of 11:14 EST on Sunday, February 17th, the pledges toward our Kickstarter campaign topped $20,000 (actually $20,001) Thank you allfor making this happen. Your generous support... Read more
Sir John Tavener World Premiere Homestretch!
We are SO close!Thank you to all 161 backers so far who have pledged to this campaign, as of 9:00am Sunday morning, February 17th, we are at... Read more
Sir John Tavener World Premiere: Concert Program Announced
We're so grateful for your generous support! It's 6pm on Valentine's Day, February 14th, We are feeling the love with over $18,000 in pledges. FANTASTIC! Thank you!!
Bob sent... Read more
Sir John Tavener World Premiere: First Rehearsal!
On Monday, February 4th we received the vocal scores for the two new pieces composed by Sir John Tavener and began rehearsing. We spent most of the rehearsal working on ... Read more
Sir John Tavener World Premiere
What a great start! Thanks to all of you who have pledged any amount on our 3rd day out on this project. We're just shy of $3,000 pledged. Woohoo!Please... Read more