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The Washington Chorus presents <i>Behold, the Sea: A Sea Symphony & Enigma Variations</i>

The Washington Chorus presents Behold, the Sea: A Sea Symphony & Enigma Variations

Sunday, November 22, 2015 5:00 PM

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The Washington Chorus
Julian Wachner, music director & conductor
Colleen Daly
, soprano
Dana Whiteside, baritone
with Washington National Cathedral Choir of Boys and Girls

Behold, the Sea

A Sea Symphony, Vaughan Williams's spectacular large scale work, is based on verses from five poems of Walt Whitman's poetry collection Leaves of Grass. The evening opens with Elgar's enormously popular Enigma Variations.

Performance Timing: Part One - 45 min.; Intermission - 20 min.; Part Two - 45 min.