George Washington National Masonic Memorial
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Monday, December 17, 2012
Group comprised largely of National Symphony Orchestra members performs regularly in intimate atmosphere of the George Washington Masonic National Memorial and the Lyceum.
Eclipse Chamber Orchestra seeks to bring world-class performances of great music to people of all ages – and it brings its rich tapestry of notes right to Alexandria. “You have here in Alexandria one of the cultural gems of Washington, DC with top quality musicians,” Eclipse President Seth Arenstein told Patch before a concert last week at the George Washington Masonic National Memorial. “We believe the beauty and richness of live, classical music must be made available to all people, regardless of their station in life,” reads the group’s mission statement. The group, made up of 23 members mostly from the National Symphony Orchestra, presents three concerts a season at the Masonic Memorial and at the Lyceum in Old Town. It also created an…