Mozart, Handel and Schütz to be Celebrated in The City Choir of Washington’s Acclaimed 2018-19 Season Finale

Mozart’s stunning Requiem, and excerpts from Handel’s The Messiah to highlight Baroque & Beyond concert event.

A Trio of Great Choral Composers: Schütz, Handel and Mozart. (Graphic: Business Wire)

--()--The City Choir of Washington:



Baroque & Beyond, a choral concert including works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, George Frideric Handel, and Heinrich Schütz.



The City Choir of Washington (TCCW) and Chamber Orchestra

Led by Artistic Director Robert Shafer, with

Crossley Danielle Hawn, Soprano; Kristen Dubenion-Smith, Mezzo-soprano;

Norman Shankle, Tenor; Kerry Wilkerson, Bass; and

Todd Fickley, organist.



Sunday, May 19, 5 PM ET



The National Presbyterian Church

4101 Nebraska Avenue, NW; Washington, DC 20016


The concert is the fourth and final concert event of TCCW’s 2018-19 concert season concluding Sunday, May 19 with Baroque & Beyond; a concert celebrating composers Mozart, Handel, and Heinrich Schütz’ thrilling and rarely-heard Uppsala Magnificat, a piece originally composed (1665) for three choirs and orchestra.

Among the individuals and organizations contributing to the concert are Lecturer Teresa Neff, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Elizabeth Schreiber-Byers, Ph.D., Cultural Programs Curator, Goethe Institut; and, Ulrich Leisinger, Ph.D., Musicologist and Director of Research, International Mozart Foundation.

The Austrian Cultural Forum Washington, Embassy of Austria, Washington, DC also provided assistance.

TCCW is pleased and appreciative to once again be participating in Do More 24, an area-wide effort to support a variety of non-profit organizations including TCCW, taking place noon to noon, May 22-23. Early giving for Do More 24 begins May 15, allowing individuals to make contributions in advance of the main event. Learn more about Do More 24, by visiting

For more information or to purchase tickets for the concert go to: Baroque & Beyond

NOTE TO MEDIA: For additional concert information, or to arrange an interview with Artistic Director Robert Shafer, please contact Michael Darling at (302) 644-7116 or (202) 997-8263 or by email:


Michael Darling
(302) 644-7116
(202) 997-8263


Michael Darling
(302) 644-7116
(202) 997-8263