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2019-2020 Season

The Wonder of Christmas

Saturday, Dec. 14,  2019

5 p.m.

Church of the Epiphany

1317 G Street NW

Washington, DC

A joyous and heartwarming concert of Christmas music, this Washington tradition features a choral procession with bells and an audience sing-along of favorite carols. TCS will perform a diverse program of carols, motets, and larger works guaranteed to put you in the holiday spirit. Give the gift of live music and bring your family and friends to this “something for everyone” concert.


A Day for Dancing (Lloyd Pfautsch)
Gloria in excelsis Deo (Alan Smith)
A Christmas Garland (Conrad Susa)
Music of Will Todd, Stephen Caracciolo, Mack Wilberg, John Rutter, Paul Mealor, Kim André Arnesen, and others. 


The Commonwealth Brass, organ, harp, woodwinds, and percussion

A Spirited 

Soirée 

Saturday, March 14th, 2019

7 p.m.

Art Enables

​2204 Rhode Island Ave NE, Washington, DC 20018

We’re so excited to be hosting our annual Silent Auction Party this year at the home of our beneficiary partner, Art Enables! This beautiful venue is the perfect place to learn more about the amazing work of Art Enables while enjoying everything you love about the Thomas Circle Singers.  The Singers will open the evening with a concert of the unexpected, intriguing, and delightful programming for which TCS is well known.  

Our biggest party of the year will feature a variety of exciting auction items to benefit our dual mission, delicious food and drinks, and of course an unforgettable performance by the Thomas Circle Singers! 

A Heaven Full of Stars

To close the season, we look to the heavens and the stars with music dealing with themes of beckoning, illumination, witnessing, inspiration, enlightenment, and reflection, interspersed with threads of magic, mystery, and awe.

Factum Est Silentium (Braeden Ayres) WORLD PREMIERE (Picture of Braeden Ayres)
A Winter Day (Sarah Quartel)
Music of Jake Runestad, Daniel Elder, Ēriks Ešenvalds, Eric Whitacre, Elaine Hagenberg, and others

Saturday, May 16, 2020

5 p.m.

Church of the Epiphany

1317 G St NW

Washington, DC

Previously This Season

Annelies

Saturday, October 19, 2019

5 pm

First Congregational United Church of Christ

945 G St NW

Washington, DC

James Whitbourn's choral setting of the Diary of Anne Frank

TCS' encore performance of this epic work commemorates the 75th anniversary of the diary and the 90th anniversary of Anne Frank's birth.

Sarah Berger, Soprano

“The Thomas Circle Singers is an outstanding choir which performs to the highest standards of artistry… the ensemble creates a first class choral sound and performs with advanced musicianship skills as well as with technical mastery.”   James Whitbourn


To commemorate the 90th anniversary of the birth of Anne Frank and the 75th anniversary of her last entry in her diary, TCS will present an encore performance of “Annelies,” the first major choral work that tells the story of The Diary of Anne Frank.  James Whitbourn’s dramatic music brings to life the harrowing events unfolding in Anne’s life, all thoughtfully portrayed in Melanie Challenger’s libretto.  This special performance will be enhanced by a variety of media to help the audience, see, hear, and feel this incredible story of ordinary people living during extraordinarily terrible times. 


Of its 2014 Washington premiere of the work, the Washington Post wrote “Under the direction of conductor James Kreger, the chorus did its job admirably. Balances were good, pitch was exemplary, diction and instrumental clarity sparkled.”