Christmas Music: Holiday Treasures From Russia at Kennedy Center
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The last date listed for Christmas Music: Holiday Treasures From Russia was Saturday December 24, 2011 / 1:00pm.
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Featured review from Marianne HardingRed Velvet
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I try to attend the Choral Arts Society's Christmas concert every year. This year was especially good, I thought. Greatly enjoyed the guest mezzo and orchestra. And now I can add Russian to the list of languages I can't sing SILENT NIGHT in (but can enjoy trying to).
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We loved the mix of classic, contemporary, Christmas and non--too much Christmas music can be awful. The chorale is wonderful and the Russian music was great. Had fun trying to sing Silent Night in Russian! Not crazy about the mezzo--she's good...continued
Live from Russia at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall under the gracious patronage of the Russian embassy, the Ural Philharmonic Orchestra and the Choral Arts Society of Washington present a holiday concert with Russian flair sure to capture the spirit of the season. Featuring a repertoire of Russian classical favorites, Handel’s “Hallelujah” chorus, popular standards, audience sing-alongs and Russian folk music, attendees will celebrate the season with a Russian feast for the ears. Audience members will also learn to sing a verse of “Silent Night” in Russian.
Norman Scribner, conductor
Irina Shishkova, mezzo-soprano
Ural Philharmonic Orchestra — Dmitry Liss, music director
Enkhbaatar Baatarzhyvan, guest conductor
The Choral Arts Chorus
About the Ticket Supplier: Choral Arts Society of Washington
Founded in 1965, The Choral Arts Society of Washington is one of the leading choral organizations in the United States with a symphonic chorus of more than 180 professional-caliber volunteer singers. Under the leadership of its artistic director Scott Tucker the chorus has performed with leading symphony orchestras, sung under the world’s most distinguished conductors, produced acclaimed recordings and toured nationally and internationally.