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Sir John Tavener World Premiere

A project in Washington, DC by The City Choir of Washington

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The City Choir of Washington will premiere two new works by Sir John Tavener at the Washington National Cathedral April 21, 2013.
Backers: 199
Average Pledge Per Backer: $109

Funded: $21,785 of $20,000
Dates: Jan 28th -> Mar 1st (33 days)
Project By: The City Choir of Washington
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Latest News

Diamond Jubilee Concert in TWO weeks!

April 7th - via:
Wow, time is flying. In two weeks, on April 21st, the City Choir of Washington will be performing the Coronation Anniversary Concert featuring the two new Sir John Tavener compositions Tolstoy's Creed and Three Hymns of George Herbert. We have been... (Read More)

Sir John Tavener World Premiere Kickstarter THANK YOU!

March 2nd - via:
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Sir John Tavener World Premiere, Kickstarter project final week!

February 22nd - via:
Again, thanks to YOU, all our backers, for making this Kickstarter project a success. It was a lovely surprise at rehearsal on Monday, February 18th to be called out and publicly thanked during our break and be given a bouquet of roses! by Bob and be... (Read More)

Sir John Tavener World Premiere: $20,000 Goal Reached! Now: Stretch Goals!

February 17th - via:
THANK YOU! As of 11:14 EST on Sunday, February 17th, the pledges toward our Kickstarter campaign topped $20,000 (actually $20,001) Thank you all for making this happen. Your generous support is so greatly appreciated. The funds we raise on... (Read More)

Sir John Tavener World Premiere Homestretch!

February 17th - via:
Hi,   We are SO close! Thank you to all 161 backers so far who have pledged to this campaign, as of 9:00am Sunday morning, February 17th, we are at $19,485. Woohoo!! To push us over the top and to insure we get full funding, we have to be OVER... (Read More)

Sir John Tavener World Premiere: Concert Program Announced

February 14th - via:
Hi, We're so grateful for your generous support! It's 6pm on Valentine's Day, February 14th, We are feeling the love with over $18,000 in pledges. FANTASTIC! Thank you!! Bob sent out the latest concert program to the Board last week. Look through the... (Read More)

Sir John Tavener World Premiere: First Rehearsal!

February 5th - via:
On Monday, February 4th we received the vocal scores for the two new pieces composed by Sir John Tavener and began rehearsing. We spent most of the rehearsal working on Tolstoy's Creed which begins with the affirmation "I believe in God." A good... (Read More)

Sir John Tavener World Premiere

January 30th - via:
What a great start! Thanks to all of you who have pledged any amount on our 3rd day out on this project. We're just shy of $3,000 pledged. Woohoo! Please continue to share our project with your friends and family. Also feel free to send us a message... (Read More)

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