Choral Arts Society of Washington Norman Scribner chose to end his legacy season this past April with Brahms' "Ein Deutsches Requiem"--the capstone to a successful career leading the chorus he founded 47 years ago. Wednesday evening, June 13, 2012 at 7:30 pm, Scribner's most cherished colleagues present a musical tribute to the maestro at Washington National Cathedral, honoring his lifetime of contributions to this area, and the world. WETA's Deb Lamberton spoke with Norman Scribner about his life in music, from festival producer at the Kennedy Center to organist, chorus master, conductor, teacher, and composer.
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