In The News
"There was a luncheon at The Sulgrave Club to welcome the new Choral Arts gala chair, with all of the previous gala chairs..." Read more.
2013-2014 Season Coverage
Beethoven No. 9 with The Philadelphia Orchestra and Wolf Trap Opera Company Soloists
Made in America: Hundreds of Voices Celebrating American Choral Music
The combined choruses “demonstrated a mastery of dynamics, the song ending in a satisfying crescendo of explosive sound that left ears and rafters ringing… a swift shift in mood and concomitant diminution in tone, with a contemplative, hum-like piano in the lower notes... Again shifting emotional gears… was peppy, bouncy, joyous, the sounds clear and true, the ending top notes a resounding, exhilarating, exhilarated fortissimo... Read more.
George Balanchine's A Midsummer Night's Dream with the Pennsylvania Ballet at the Kennedy Center Opera House
"The more interesting dynamics were going on in the orchestra pit... The Choral Arts Society of Washington added silvery vocals..." Read more.
Peace Through Music "In Our Age" (May 5, 2014)
"On Monday night at Constitution Hall, Gilbert Levine led the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, the Krakow Philharmonic Chorus, and members of the Choral Arts society in a concert called “Peace through music in our age”..." Read more.
Video Preview: "Washington Concert Celebrates Sainthood of Pope John Paul II and John XXIII" | Georgetown University (May 6, 2014)
"The concert is for me a dream ... that comes out of the concerts I started conducting for John Paul II in 1988,” Levine said before the May 5 concert. “This is our chance, for America, and for the world, to show the tremendous love that not only Catholics but Jews like myself and people of all faiths have for both John Paul and John XXIII – two popes who reached out as major parts of their pontificate to people throughout the world no matter what their creed.” Read and watch more.
Preview: "'Pope's Ma