December 15

Sun Nov 18, 2018 at 2:02 pm

Washington National Opera
Tesori: The Lion, the Unicorn, and Me
Hannah Hagerty, Alexander McKissick, Joshua Conyers, Alexandra Nowakowski;
James Lowe, conductor
2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
kennedy-center.org

Cathedral Choral Society
Seraph Brass
Steven Fox, conductor
Jeremy Filsell, organist
Edward Nassor, carillonneur
Poston: Jesus Christ, the Apple Tree
Rachmaninoff: Ave Maria
Britten: Hymn to the Mother of God
Vaughan Williams: The Blessed Son of God
Dirksen: Welcome All Wonders
2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Washington National Cathedral

Folger Consort
Webb Wiggins, organist
Rick Foucheux, actor
Music for Christmas
4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Folger Shakespeare Library

Cantate Chamber Singers
Gisèle Becker, conductor
Rosa Lamoreaux, soprano
Barbara Hollinshead, mezzo-soprano
Adam Apostoli and Mark Bublitz, tenors
James Rogers, baritone
Bach: Magnificat in D
Bach: Cantata movements featured in the Mass in B-Minor
5 p.m. St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
cantatechambersingers.org

The Thirteen
Matthew Robertson, conductor
Lang: the little match girl passion
Music for Christmas
7:30 p.m. Church of the Epiphany

December 16

Choral Arts Society of Washington
Scott Tucker and Brandon Straub, conductors
Esther Heideman, soprano
Music for Christmas
1 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Washington National Opera
Tesori: The Lion, the Unicorn, and Me
Hannah Hagerty, Alexander McKissick, Joshua Conyers, Alexandra Nowakowski;
James Lowe, conductor
2 and 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
kennedy-center.org

Folger Consort
Webb Wiggins, organist
Rick Foucheux, actor
Music for Christmas
2 and 5 p.m. Folger Shakespeare Library

Washington Bach Consort
Dana Marsh, conductor
Johann Ludwig Bach: Uns ist ein Kind geboren
J. S. Bach: Komm, Jesu, Komm!
3 p.m. National Presbyterian Church

Virgil Boutellis-Taft, violinist
JuYoung Park, pianist
Corelli: La Follia
Brahms: F-A-E Sonata: Scherzo
Schumann: Violin Sonata No. 1
Hossein: Caravan
Franck: Violin Sonata in A Minor
Saint-Saëns: Danse macabre
4 p.m. Phillips Collection

Washington Chorus
Christopher Bell, conductor
Music for Christmas
4 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
Fairfax Ballet
Christopher Zimmerman, conductor
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
4 p.m. GMU Center for the Arts

Cathedral Choral Society
Seraph Brass
Steven Fox, conductor
Jeremy Filsell, organist
Edward Nassor, carillonneur
Poston: Jesus Christ, the Apple Tree
Rachmaninoff: Ave Maria
Britten: Hymn to the Mother of God
Vaughan Williams: The Blessed Son of God
Dirksen: Welcome All Wonders
4 p.m. Washington National Cathedral

The Thirteen
Matthew Robertson, conductor
Lang: the little match girl passion
Music for Christmas
5 p.m. Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church

Capriccio Baroque
Justin Taylor, harpsichordist
Music by A. Forqueray, J.-B. Forqueray, D. Scarlatti, Ligeti
5:30 p.m. Woodend Sanctuary and Mansion

Smithsonian Chamber Players
Edwin Huizinga, violinist
Kenneth Slowik, harpsichordist and fortepianist
Bach: English Suite No. 1
Bach: Violin Sonata in G Major
Haydn: Keyboard Sonata in G Minor
Mozart: Violin Sonata in G Major
7:30 p.m. National Museum of American History

December 17

Choral Arts Society of Washington
Scott Tucker and Brandon Straub, conductors
Esther Heideman, soprano
Music for Christmas
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 18

Folger Consort
Webb Wiggins, organist
Rick Foucheux, actor
Music for Christmas
7:30 p.m. Folger Shakespeare Library

New York Concert Artists & Associates
Jiaxin Tian, pianist
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Brentano Quartet
Hsin-Yun Huang, violist
Mozart: String Quintet in C minor
Brahms: String Quintet No. 1
Mendelssohn: String Quintet No. 2
8 p.m. Library of Congress
Free admission

December 19

Vocal Arts DC
Angel Blue, soprano
Catherine Miller, pianist
Music by Mozart, Strauss, Rachmaninoff, Heggie, Adolphe
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
vocalartsdc.org

Folger Consort
Webb Wiggins, organist
Rick Foucheux, actor
Music for Christmas
7:30 p.m. Folger Shakespeare Library

Alexandria Symphony Orchestra
Kathy Ceasar-Spall, oboist
Kathy Mulcahy, clarinetist
Jihea Choi, cellist
Sophia Kim Cook, pianist
7:30 p.m. Metro Stage

December 20

National Symphony Orchestra
University of Maryland Concert Choir
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Yulia van Doren, soprano
Meg Bragle, mezzo-soprano
Miles Mykkanen, tenor
William Berger, baritone
Handel: Messiah
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org

Folger Consort
Webb Wiggins, organist
Rick Foucheux, actor
Music for Christmas
7:30 p.m. Folger Shakespeare Library

Washington Master Chorale
Thomas Colohan, conductor
Holst: Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence
Moore: Annua Gaudia
Warlock: Bethlehem Down
Center: Three Nativity Carols
MacMillan: O Radiant Dawn
Turrin: Magnificat
7:30 p.m. Church of the Epiphany

Washington Chorus
Christopher Bell, conductor
Music for Christmas
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

December 21

National Symphony Orchestra
University of Maryland Concert Choir
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Yulia van Doren, soprano
Meg Bragle, mezzo-soprano
Miles Mykkanen, tenor
William Berger, baritone
Handel: Messiah
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org

Folger Consort
Webb Wiggins, organist
Rick Foucheux, actor
Music for Christmas
8 p.m. Folger Shakespeare Library

Washington Chorus
Christopher Bell, conductor
Music for Christmas
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

December 22

Washington Chorus
Christopher Bell, conductor
Music for Christmas
2 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Folger Consort
Webb Wiggins, organist
Rick Foucheux, actor
Music for Christmas
4 and 8 p.m. Folger Shakespeare Library

King’s Singers
Willaert: Ave virgo sponsa Dei – Inviolata est
Chilcott: The Shepherd’s Carol
Hession: Master of Music
Pärt: Bogoróditse Djévo
Warlock: Bethlehem Down
Chilcott: We Are
7:30 p.m. Washington National Cathedral

National Symphony Orchestra
University of Maryland Concert Choir
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Yulia van Doren, soprano
Meg Bragle, mezzo-soprano
Miles Mykkanen, tenor
William Berger, baritone
Handel: Messiah
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org

National Philharmonic
National Philharmonic Chorale
Stan Engebretson, conductor
Suzanne Karpov, soprano
Magdalena Wór, mezzo-soprano
Matthew Smith, tenor
Trevor Scheunemann, bass
Handel: Messiah
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

December 23

National Symphony Orchestra
University of Maryland Concert Choir
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Yulia van Doren, soprano
Meg Bragle, mezzo-soprano
Miles Mykkanen, tenor
William Berger, baritone
Handel: Messiah
1 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org

Folger Consort
Webb Wiggins, organist
Rick Foucheux, actor
Music for Christmas
2 p.m. Folger Shakespeare Library

National Philharmonic
National Philharmonic Chorale
Stan Engebretson, conductor
Suzanne Karpov, soprano
Magdalena Wór, mezzo-soprano
Matthew Smith, tenor
Trevor Scheunemann, bass
Handel: Messiah
3 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

Daniel Schlosberg, pianist
Jessica Aszodi, soprano
Russell Rolen, cellist
Weill: Seven Deadly Sins (excerpts)
Weill: Cello Sonata
Weill: Intermezzo for Piano
Poulenc: Les Soirées de Nazelles
3:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Washington Master Chorale
Thomas Colohan, conductor
Holst: Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence
Moore: Annua Gaudia
Warlock: Bethlehem Down
Center: Three Nativity Carols
MacMillan: O Radiant Dawn
Turrin: Magnificat
5 p.m. Church of the Epiphany

December 24

Choral Arts Society of Washington
Children’s concert
Scott Tucker, conductor
Music for Christmas
11 a.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Choral Arts Society of Washington
Scott Tucker and Brandon Straub, conductors
Esther Heideman, soprano
Music for Christmas
2 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 29

Bel Cantanti Opera
Olney Ballet
von Suppé: My Beautiful Galatea
Max Zander, Kelly Curtin, Joseph Baker;
Katerina Souvorova, conductor and pianist
7:30 p.m. Randolph Road Theater

December 30

Mount Vernon Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra
Amit Peled, conductor
Grieg: Holberg Suite
Tchaikovsky: Valse from Serenade for Strings
Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances
2 p.m. JCCGW

Strauss Symphony of America
Christoph Campestrini, conductor
Iva Schell, soprano
Martin Piskorski, tenor
Strauss: Waltzes
3 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

Bel Cantanti Opera
Olney Ballet
von Suppé: My Beautiful Galatea
Max Zander, Kelly Curtin, Joseph Baker;
Katerina Souvorova, conductor and pianist
3 p.m. Randolph Road Theater

Suchertorte Chamber Ensemble
Jeffrey Schindler, conductor
3:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission


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