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Washington National Cathedral and Cathedral Choral Society announce 2022-23 season

Washington National Cathedral and the Cathedral Choral Society have announced their joint 2022-23 season. This is the first time that the two organizations have presented a joint music program.

For the purposes of this article, we will only focus on vocal performance.

The Cathedral Choral Society will join forces with the Atlanta Ballet for Berlioz’s “Romeo and Juliet”. Claudia Schreier will choreograph the showcase.

Performance date: October 25, 2022

Organist Alcee Chriss will join the Washington National Cathedral and the Cathedral Choral Society for Music on Thanksgiving.

Performance date: November 20, 2022

Next comes Händel’s “Messiah”.

Performance date: December 10 – 11, 2022

William Byrd’s “Mass for Five Voices” will kick off the new year in a performance also featuring Bill Barclay and Cathedra.

Performance date: March 5, 2023

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and the Cathedral Choral Society will perform music by Sergei Rachmaninoff with lyrics by Edgar Allen Poe.

Performance date: April 2, 2023

Monteverdi’s “Vespers” will take center stage in a final performance of the season.

Performance date: April 30, 2023

Hailstork’s “Done Made My Vow” will headline a program of African-American works. The book presents the text of the first speeches delivered by former President Barack Obama. The showcase will be conducted by Stanley J. Thurston and the Heritage Signature Chorale.

Performance date: May 14, 2023

The season ends with an Independence Day concert.

Performance date: July 4, 2023