Saturday, March 9, 2024 at 8 pm Capital One Hall, Tysons Corner
Fotina Naumenko, soprano
"a radiant voice" (Boston Globe) “angelic” (Music Web International)
Karl Hempel, bass
Alexandria Choral Society
Side by Side: VCO & American University Symphony
BRIAN GANZ ENCHANTS WITH BEETHOVEN
“Widely recognized as one of the leading pianists of his generation.”
Capital One Hall,Tysons Sunday, April 14, 2024 at 4pm
“Washington's favorite pianist” joins David Grandis and the VCO
MAESTRO DAVID GRANDIS
AWARDED INTERNATIONAL CONDUCTING PRIZE
VCO Music Director David Grandis, also Director of Orchestras at the College of William & Mary, was one of only three prize winners in the twenty-eighth International Conductors Workshop and Competition (ICWC) held recently in Atlanta, Georgia.
Remembering Eisenhower: View our Music of the Presidents Series
Watch streaming on-demand video
MUSIC IN THE LIFE OF EISENHOWER: General Eisenhower’s use of music to maintain the morale of American troops in World War II is vividly illustrated by the Airmen of Note, performing Glenn Miller hits. The VCO and select Pro Coro singers sample Eisenhower’s musical favorites. In-studio experts, students, and moderator Robert Aubry Davis examine Eisenhower’s rise to the top five U.S. presidents in polls by leading historians.
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