New CONCERTs for 2018!
After a year away, Third Practice is back, and is honored to collaborate with the Frederick Camerata as part of their summer concert series. As always, we bring our engaging blend of old and new to the program, including the world premiere of Tawnie Olson's newest work, Incantation for voices, cello, continuo organ, and percussion. Third Practice sopranos Shana Oshiro and Shauna Kreidler Michels will lend their stunning voices to the Concerto Spirituale of Giorgio Frederico Ghedini. While rarely performed in the states, this work made an important impression on Ghedini's most famed student, the young Luciano Berio. Its blend of Italian lyricism and neoclassical rhythmic drive makes for a thoroughly engaging experience! Our program closes with one of the most beloved masterworks of the Baroque era, Vivaldi's Gloria (RV589). A must-see for lovers of classical music in central Maryland!
Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 7:00PM - National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Emmitsburg, MD
Sunday, August 12, 2018 at 4:00PM - Frederick Presbyterian Church, Frederick, MD
These concerts are free and open to the public - a free will offering will be collected
What the Press is Saying
"[T]he entire evening proved a winner, the singers sustaining vocal energy, unfailing technique and expressive nuances throughout three vastly different works." - Cecelia Porter, The Washington Post
"The performers outdid themselves in showing what local forces with heart can offer. The eight members of the chamber chorus Third Practice did evocative heavy lifting." - Anne Midgette, The Washington Post
"The production was presented by the first-rate Great Noise Ensemble and Third Practice vocal ensemble …" - Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, The New York Times
"The effect was stunning as the large choir in the front of the church was answered by the ethereal voices of Third Practice." - Patrick D. McCoy, Washington Life Magazine