December 14

Mon Nov 25, 2019 at 9:59 am

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Troupe Vertigo
Nicholas Hersh, conductor
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
3 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

Shriver Hall Concert Series
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cellist
Isata Kanneh-Mason, pianist
Beethoven: Variations on “Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen”
Lutosławski: Grave: Metamorphoses for Cello and Piano
Barber: Cello Sonata
Rachmaninoff: Cello Sonata in G Minor
3 p.m. Baltimore Museum of Art
Free admission

Folger Consort
Emily Noël, soprano
Crossley Hawn, soprano
Joelle Monroe, trumpeter
Margaret Owens, oboist
Risa Browder, violinist
John Moran, cellist
Corelli: Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, no. 8 (“Christmas Concerto”)
A. Scarlatti, Cantata pastorale per la nascità di Nostro Signore
Vivaldi: Concerto for Trumpet and Oboe in D major
Geminiani: Concerto Grosso in E minor
Vivaldi: Gloria in D Major
4 and 8 p.m. Folger Shakespeare Library

Thomas Circle Singers
James Kreeger, conductor
Music for Christmas
5 p.m. Church of the Epiphany

Alexandria Symphony Orchestra
James Ross, conductor
Morgan Short, harpist
Humperdinck: Prelude to Hansel and Gretel
Tchaikovsky: Selections from The Nutcracker
Ellington: The Nutcracker Suite
Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez
7 p.m. Schlesinger Concert Hall

Candlelight Concert Society
Calmus, vocal quintet
Christmas music by Bach, Tallis, others
7:30 p.m. Horowitz Performing Arts Center

Bel Cantanti Opera
Donizetti: Don Pasquale
Leah Brzyski, Andrew Adelsberger, Rob McGinness, Alan Chan;
Katerina Souvorova, conductor
7:30 p.m. Randolph Road Theater

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

In Series
Berlioz: L’Enfance du Christ
Choir of Foundry United Methodist Church
Kerry Wilkerson, Elizabeth Mondragon, Jarrod Lee;
Stanley Thurston, conductor
8 p.m. Foundry United Methodist Church

December 15

The Washington Chorus
National Capital Brass
Christopher Bell, conductor
Music for Christmas
1 and 4 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Folger Consort
Emily Noël, soprano
Crossley Hawn, soprano
Joelle Monroe, trumpeter
Margaret Owens, oboist
Risa Browder, violinist
John Moran, cellist
Corelli: Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, no. 8 (“Christmas Concerto”)
A. Scarlatti, Cantata pastorale per la nascità di Nostro Signore
Vivaldi: Concerto for Trumpet and Oboe in D major
Geminiani: Concerto Grosso in E minor
Vivaldi: Gloria in D Major
2 p.m. Folger Shakespeare Library

Alexandria Symphony Orchestra
James Ross, conductor
Morgan Short, harpist
Humperdinck: Prelude to Hansel and Gretel
Tchaikovsky: Selections from The Nutcracker
Ellington: The Nutcracker Suite
Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez
2 p.m. George Washington Masonic Memorial

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Troupe Vertigo
Nicholas Hersh, conductor
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
3 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

Bel Cantanti Opera
Donizetti: Don Pasquale
Leah Brzyski, Andrew Adelsberger, Rob McGinness, Alan Chan;
Katerina Souvorova, conductor
3 p.m. Randolph Road Theater

Calmus, vocal quintet
Music for Christmas
3:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Washington National Cathedral Girls Choir
Cathedra
Washington Symphonic Brass
Michael McCarthy, conductor
Britten: Ceremony of Carols
Music for Christmas
3:30 and 6:30 p.m. Washington National Cathedral

Claremont Trio
Frank: Four Folk Songs
Grime: Three Whistler Miniatures
Agócs: Queen of Hearts
Fanny Mendelssohn: Piano Trio in D Minor
4 p.m. Phillips Collection

New Orchestra of Washington
Laura Choi Stuart, soprano
Villa-Lobos: Aria from Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5
Bach: Cantata No. 51 (“Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen”
Bizet: Jeux d’Enfants
Tchaikovsky/Farrington: The Nutcracker Suite
4 p.m. AMP by Strathmore

Choral Arts Society of Washington
Choral Arts Youth Choir
Scott Tucker, conductor
Brandon Straub, conductor
Kristina Lewis, mezzo-soprano
Songs for the Season
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 16

Choral Arts Society of Washington
Choral Arts Youth Choir
Scott Tucker, conductor
Brandon Straub, conductor
Kristina Lewis, mezzo-soprano
Songs for the Season
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Folger Consort
Emily Noël, soprano
Crossley Hawn, soprano
Joelle Monroe, trumpeter
Margaret Owens, oboist
Risa Browder, violinist
John Moran, cellist
Corelli: Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, no. 8 (“Christmas Concerto”)
A. Scarlatti, Cantata pastorale per la nascità di Nostro Signore
Vivaldi: Concerto for Trumpet and Oboe in D major
Geminiani: Concerto Grosso in E minor
Vivaldi: Gloria in D Major
7:30 p.m. Folger Shakespeare Library

December 17

Church of the Epiphany Choir
Jinsun Cho, conductor
Music for Christmas
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

Folger Consort
Emily Noël, soprano
Crossley Hawn, soprano
Joelle Monroe, trumpeter
Margaret Owens, oboist
Risa Browder, violinist
John Moran, cellist
Corelli: Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, no. 8 (“Christmas Concerto”)
A. Scarlatti, Cantata pastorale per la nascità di Nostro Signore
Vivaldi: Concerto for Trumpet and Oboe in D major
Geminiani: Concerto Grosso in E minor
Vivaldi: Gloria in D Major
7:30 p.m. Folger Shakespeare Library

December 18

Folger Consort
Emily Noël, soprano
Crossley Hawn, soprano
Joelle Monroe, trumpeter
Margaret Owens, oboist
Risa Browder, violinist
John Moran, cellist
Corelli: Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, no. 8 (“Christmas Concerto”)
A. Scarlatti, Cantata pastorale per la nascità di Nostro Signore
Vivaldi: Concerto for Trumpet and Oboe in D major
Geminiani: Concerto Grosso in E minor
Vivaldi: Gloria in D Major
7:30 p.m. Folger Shakespeare Library

Suspicious Cheese Lords
Music for Christmas
7:30 p.m. St. Mary Mother of God

Miró Quartet
Rita Sloan, pianist
Mozart: String Quartet No. 17 (“The Hunt”)
Glière: String Quartet No. 1 (Andante con variazioni)
Franck: String Quartet in D Major (Scherzo: Vivace)
Servais: Fantasie sur deux Airs Russes
Schubert: String Quartet No. 14 (“Death and the Maiden”)
8 p.m. Library of Congress
Free admission

December 19

National Symphony Orchestra
The Washington Chorus
Andrew Davis, conductor
Andriana Chuchman, soprano
Daniela Mack, mezzo-soprano
Alek Shrader, tenor
Sidney Outlaw, bass
Handel: Messiah (arr. Davis)
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Heifetz International Music Institute
Music by baroque composers
7:30 p.m. Kreeger Museum

December 20

National Symphony Orchestra
The Washington Chorus
Andrew Davis, conductor
Andriana Chuchman, soprano
Daniela Mack, mezzo-soprano
Alek Shrader, tenor
Sidney Outlaw, bass
Handel: Messiah (arr. Davis)
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

December 21

Choral Arts Society of Washington
Choral Arts Youth Choir
Scott Tucker, conductor
Brandon Straub, conductor
Kristina Lewis, mezzo-soprano
Music for Christmas
1 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Cathedral Choral Society
Seraph Brass
Edward Nassor, carillonneur
George Fergus, organist
MusicianShip Washington Youth Choir
Steven Fox, conductor
Levine: New work (world premiere)
Music for Christmas
2 and 7 p.m. Washington National Cathedral

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

21st Century Consort
Christopher Kendall, conductor
Crumb: Eine Kleine Mitternacht Musik
Skrowaczewski: Music a Quattro
Chambers: Firehose Reel
Grime: Snow and Snow
Seeger: The Bells of Rhymney
Mealor: Silent Night
Froom: Violinetude (Eine Kleine Kleinmusik)
Tann: ….Slate, Blue-Gray
Mealor: Ubi Caritas
5 p.m. St. Mark’s Episcopal, Capitol Hill

National Symphony Orchestra
The Washington Chorus
Andrew Davis, conductor
Andriana Chuchman, soprano
Daniela Mack, mezzo-soprano
Alek Shrader, tenor
Sidney Outlaw, bass
Handel: Messiah (arr. Davis)
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

National Philharmonic
National Philharmonic Chorale
Stan Engebretson, conductor
Esther Heideman, soprano
Magdalena Wór, mezzo-soprano
Matthew Smith, tenor
Hunter Enoch, baritone
Handel: Messiah
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

December 22

National Symphony Orchestra
The Washington Chorus
Andrew Davis, conductor
Andriana Chuchman, soprano
Daniela Mack, mezzo-soprano
Alek Shrader, tenor
Sidney Outlaw, bass
Handel: Messiah (arr. Davis)
1 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

National Philharmonic
National Philharmonic Chorale
Stan Engebretson, conductor
Esther Heideman, soprano
Magdalena Wór, mezzo-soprano
Matthew Smith, tenor
Hunter Enoch, baritone
Handel: Messiah
3 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

Inscape Chamber Orchestra
Members of D.C. Youth Orchestra
Beethoven: Symphony No. 2
Music by Respighi, Stravinsky
3:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Washington Bach Consort
Dana Marsh, conductor
Elijah McCormack, soprano
Kristen Dubenion-Smith, mezzo-soprano
Rufus Müller, tenor
Steven Combs, bass
Bach: Christmas Oratorio
4 p.m. National Presbyterian Church

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

Cathedral Choral Society
Seraph Brass
Edward Nassor, carillonneur
George Fergus, organist
MusicianShip Washington Youth Choir
Steven Fox, conductor
Levine: New work (world premiere)
Music for Christmas
5 p.m. Washington National Cathedral

The Thirteen
Matthew Robertson, conductor
Smith: The Consolation of Apollo
Music for Christmas
5 p.m. Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church

Washington Master Chorale
Thomas Colohan, conductor
Music for Christmas
5 p.m. Church of the Epiphany

The Washington Chorus
National Capital Brass
Christopher Bell, conductor
Music for Christmas
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 24

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

Choral Arts Society of Washington
Choral Arts Youth Choir
Scott Tucker, conductor
Brandon Straub, conductor
Kristina Lewis, mezzo-soprano
Music for Christmas
2 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 29

Kiev Aniko Ballet of Ukraine
International Champion Ballroom Dancers
Alastair Willis, conductor
Peggy Steiner, soprano
Michael Heim, tenor
Music of J. Strauss
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore


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