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GSCS I.III - Whither I Go

  • Westmoreland Congregational UCC 1 Westmoreland Circle Dr. Bethesda, MD 20816 (map)

500 years of vocal music contemplating our shared mortality. Featuring vocal ensemble Third Practice.

Featuring vocal works of Josquin, Merula, Purcell and bridging them to the works of living composers such as David Lang, Meredith Monk, and Henryk Górecki, the vocalists of Washington DC based vocal ensemble "Third Practice" will invite an intimate stairwell audience to explore our shared mortality. This concert seeks to explore the spatial and sonic properties of the stairwell, and exhibit examples of modern choral works which are, despite their indulgence of the macabre, profoundly beautiful.

Dates:
-Friday, March 22 - 7pm
-Saturday, March 23 - 7pm
-Sunday, March 24 - 7pm

20 Tickets per show ($55) in the Sanctuary
Available starting Wednesday, March 13, 2019*

Program:
[soon to come]

Schedule:
-6:30pm: Pre-concert talk - learn what to expect
-7:00pm: Whither I Go
-8:00pm: Post-concert discussion and art exhibit

Collaborators:
-Riggs Marietta, lighting design
-Hiro Amano & Ed Benkowski, videographers

Note:
This performance takes place in an actual stairwell. It is not considered handicap accessible for walkers or wheelchairs. If you have difficulty climbing stairs, please make that note when purchasing tickets and we will make every attempt to seat you on a landing which does not require any steps. Other performances will be in more handicap accessible venues, we're sorry for the inconvenience.

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