Venue Details

160 Star Starred
Music Center at Strathmore
5301 Tuckerman Lane North Bethesda, MD 20852-3385
301-581-5100
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Parking is NOT free for shows at the Levine School of Music, but is free for the Strathmore. Confusing and disappointing.
Percussionists Manny Arciniega and Adam Green: Unknown Voices travel May 08 2014 star this tip starred
Joan A. Hussey
Leave home early, even if you live close. At this time of year and time of evening, Rockville Pike and other roads are usually bumper-to-bumper, plus the line to get into the parking lot (from Rockville Pike onto Tuckerman Lane, (vs. where you enter for the Mansion, despite the posted road sign), is one lane, also bumper to bumper. Parking is free but another challenge still lies ahead with long waits for elevators in the parking garage, transversing the long, elevated corrider between the parking lot and the venue, and additional elevators with long lines inside the venue, which take you to the level of your assigned seats (there is an elevator operator checking tickets and telling individuals if they're on the correct elevator, etc.). If you're not familiar with this whole scenario, best to leave a trail of breadcrumbs from your parking space to your seat, assuming there are no birds in sight. : \
A Candlelight Christmas travel Dec 24 2013 star this tip starred
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4.4 average rating
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47 events
14 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 08 2012

Seats in the back of the balcony meant it was hot and stuffy and the acoustics there aren't great. Still a wonderful venue in which to see a show.

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4 reviews
4 stars
attended Dec 10 2011

Excellent performance -- Everyone in our party thoroughly enjoyed it and enjoyed the Strathmore's excellent audios

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Website

http://www.strathmore.org/eventstickets/calendar/view.asp?id=6868

Description

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.”

About the Ticket Supplier: National Philharmonic

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.