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Carmina Burana

Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Amy Owens, soprano
Santiago Ballerini, tenor
Elliot Madore, baritone
The Choral Arts Society of Washington; Scott Tucker, Artistic Director
Children's Chorus of Washington; Margaret Nomura Clark, Artistic Director
J. Higdon: blue cathedral
Poulenc: Litanies à la Vierge Noire
Orff: Carmina Burana

“O Fortuna!” Carmina Burana’s towering first movement rolls in like thunder, announcing a celebration of spring, the humor of life in the tavern, and the joys and sorrows of love. Although the words were written by medieval monks, Orff’s outrageous cantata is an unstoppable force brimming with decadent debauchery. Under the baton of Maestro Gianandrea Noseda, the Orchestra is joined by two choruses and three remarkable singers for a symphonic experience sacred and profane.

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Earlier Event: October 4
Carmina Burana