National Philharmonic and Chorale: Handel's Messiah for the Holiday
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The last date listed for National Philharmonic: Handel's Messiah was Sunday December 23, 2012 / 3:00pm (Pre-Concert Lecture at 1:45pm).
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The Washington Chorus, 200 voices strong, returns with its beloved annual holiday event -- an evening of classic Christmas music, breath-taking candlelight processions and stirring sing-alongs, accompanied by brass, organ and percussion. The Side by Side program, featuring high-school choirs who'll join the Chorus for all its performances, continues this year as well, with the Robinson Singers from the James R. Robinson Secondary School participating. With more than 50 years of history, the Grammy Award-winning Washington Chorus is considered a cultural leader in the Washington area under its music director, Julian Wachner. Learn More
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Stan Engebretson, conductor
Danielle Talamantes, soprano
Magdalena Wór, mezzo-soprano
Matthew Smith, tenor
Kevin Deas, bass
National Philharmonic Chorale Commence the holiday season with Handel’s 1741 masterpiece, the most performed and beloved work in all of Western choral music. The critically acclaimed National Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorale, joined by a superb cast of soloists and led by conductor Stan Engebretson, capture the joy, spirit and grandeur of the season. Enjoy such favorites as “And the Glory of the Lord” and the “Hallelujah Chorus.”
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As the Music Center at Strathmore's ensemble-in-residence, the National Philharmonic showcases world-renowned guest artists in time-honored symphonic masterpieces conducted by Maestro Piotr Gajewski and monumental choral masterworks under National Philharmonic Chorale Artistic Director Stan Engebretson. The National Philharmonic boasts a long-standing tradition of reasonably priced tickets and free admission to all young people age 7-17.