John DeHart of Falls Church will perform Gustav Mahler’s choral masterwork Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection” with The Philadelphia Orchestra, conducted by Yannick Nezet-Seguin at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia starting today, Oct. 30. He will also perform with The Philadelphia Orchestra on Saturday, Nov. 1, and Sunday, Nov. 2.
DeHart will also perform with The Philadelphia Orchestra at Carnegie Hall in New York tomorrow, Oct. 31. DeHart is a student at Westminster Choir College of Rider Unviersity in Princeton, NJ and is a member of the Westminster Symphonic Choir.
Composed of students at Westminster, the Westminster Symphonic Choir has recorded and performed with major orchestras under virtually every internationally acclaimed conductor of the past 79 years. Recognized as one of the world’s leading choral ensembles, the choir has sung more than 350 performances with the New York Philharmonic alone.
In addition to this performance, the ensemble’s 2014-2015 season includes “Carmina Burana” with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Jacques Lacombe; J. S. Bach’s “St. Matthew Passion” and Leonard Bernstein’s “Mass” with The Philadelphia Orchestra and Yannick Nezet-Seguin; and Johannes Brahms’ “Ein deutsches Requiem” with the Vienna Philharmonic conducted by Daniele Gatti.