Into the Light

05 Apr 2019 - 06 Apr 2019

Washington, DC.



Dupont Underground


8:00 pm

Presenting Organization/Ensemble:

Choral Arts Society of Washington

Conductor/Keynote Speaker:

Scott Tucker and Brandon Straub

Music. Space. Resonance

Explore a world of immersive soundscapes and projections featuring resonance and sound-painting that will envelop the audience. The program will make use of the shimmering acoustics of the Dupont Underground with Steven Reich’s Different Trains, a choral and double string quartet arrangement of Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings, and a new piece by Artistic Director Scott Tucker specifically composed for the acoustics of the venue. Other works will feature unconventional methods of singing and instrument playing known as extended musical techniques. The Underground is embedded in the heart of the city: easily accessible and representative of the melding of art with everyday life.

Choral Arts Chamber Singers
Scott Tucker, conductor

Choral Arts Youth Choir
Brandon Straub, conductor 
New Orchestra of Washington
The Aeolus Quartet

Jay D. Brock, director
JD Madsen, production designer
Intermission: 20 minutes
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