Founded in 1992, the Eclipse Chamber Orchestra is comprised primarily of members of the National Symphony Orchestra. Sylvia Alimena, founder and music director, is a hornist in the NSO and is also conductor of the McLean Orchestra. Eclipse performs its subscription series in the concert hall of Alexandria's George Washington Masonic Memorial. Each November, Eclipse also presents a Bach Brandenburg Festival in Washington.
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Author Sue Eisenfeld discusses the creation of Shenandoah National Park, which involved displacing thousands of longtime residents from Virginia's Blue Ridge mountains.Watch now →
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