TITLE: Holocaust Cantata: Songs from the Camps
SPEAKER: Donald McCullough, Master Chorale of Washington
EVENT DATE: 11/15/2005
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 71 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
The Master Chorale of Washington, in partnership with the Library of Congress Veterans History Project, presented the "Holocaust Cantata: Songs from the Camps," a work based on the songs and letters written by Nazi concentration camp prisoners. The cantata, composed and conducted by Donald McCullough, stands as a tribute to the victims and survivors of the Holocaust. The program included selected readings from the collections of the Veterans History Project.
Speaker Biography: Composer, arranger and conductor Donald McCullough is the music director for The Master Chorale of Washington, a symphonic chorus with a core of professional singers that presents a concert series in The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. McCullough's compositions and arrangements are performed by choirs throughout the U.S. and Europe.
Speaker Biography: The Master Chorale of Washington has served the Greater Washington D.C. Area for the past 38 years by performing high quality, engaging choral art experiences in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall through its own subscription series and as the guest chorus for a variety of arts organizations. Following the model of the world's finest choruses, the Master Chorale of Washington is the only symphonic-sized chorus in the Greater Washington Community that employs a complement of professional choristers and associate professional choristers within its strictly auditioned and extremely talented volunteer base.