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The Master Singers of Virginia Announce
By: Beth Renzette

The MASTER SINGERS of VIRGINIA, Northern Virginia ’s premiere a cappella choral ensemble, announces its 12th Season.  Tickets are on sale now for all concerts, which begin in December.  Season tickets are $40 for adults and $30 for seniors or students; individual ticket prices per concert vary.  Performance locations include: St. James Episcopal Church in Leesburg, Our Savior’s Way Lutheran Church in Ashburn, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Purcellville and St. Francis Episcopal Church in Great Falls .  For a complete schedule, and to order tickets, please call (703) 655-7809, or visit http://www.msva.org.

 On December 9, 10, and 16, the Master Singers perform Benjamin Britten’s classic work, “A Ceremony of Carols.”  Sung by candlelight and accompanied by harp, the concert will also include special poetry readings of Longfellow and Maya Angelou.

 The Winter Concert series takes place February 17, 18, 24 and 25, and will feature the greatest a cappella work of all time, Rachmaninoff’s Vespers, sung in Russian, with projected subtitles.  This concert should not be missed by any lover of great choral music!

  The Spring Concert series, on April 21, 28, and 29, will complete the 2006-2007 season.  In the spotlight:  the greatest American composer of the 20th century, Aaron Copland, and his classic, “In the Beginning.”

    In addition to their regularly scheduled venues, the Master Singers will be performing at the Waterford Concert Series on Sunday, December 3 (call 540-882-3018 for details), at the Alden Theatre in McLean, VA on Wednesday, December 6 (call 703-790-0123 for details), and at Saint Luke Catholic Church in McLean on Sunday, February 18 (visit http://www.stlukemclean.org for details).

The MASTER SINGERS will hold an Autumn Gala on Saturday, October 21, featuring a special performance, a silent auction, and a reception, to commence their season.  Reservations are required; call 703-655-7809 for details.

The MASTER SINGERS are dedicated to bringing the highest quality choral music to the Northern Virginia community.  Concentrating primarily in 20th and 21stcentury music, the MASTER SINGERS use their concerts to enrich, educate and entertain their audiences.



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