Venue Details

368 Star Starred
The Kennedy Center - Concert Hall
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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Website

http://www.thewashingtonchorus.org/music_for_christmas.cfm

Quotes & Highlights

“…carols to sing…unusual arrangements of old chestnuts… a little of both to refreshing and festive effect” —The Washington Post

Description

Year after year, the annual Music for Christmas concerts prove to be one of Washington’s most beloved events! Capture the warmth and magic of the holidays and bring the entire family. The Washington Chorus’ Side by Side program, now in its seventeenth year, will partner with Annandale High School to feature the Annandale Singers, under the direction of Carleen Dixon. This year Music for Christmas will also feature DC’s only Latin American chorus, Coral Cantigas, under the direction of Diana Saez. Bring the entire family and make this concert your special holiday celebration."

All performances are sign-interpreted.

About the Ticket Supplier: The Washington Chorus

Founded in 1961 as the Oratorio Society of Washington, The Washington Chorus is noted for its critically-acclaimed performances and recordings of the entire range of the choral repertoire. A Grammy Award winner, The Washington Chorus is currently in its 50th season and is considered a cultural leader in the Washington area. The Chorus presents an annual subscription series at the J. F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Music Center at Strathmore, and other major venues throughout the Washington area. The Chorus frequently appears there at the invitation of the National Symphony Orchestra, singing under the direction of many of the world's greatest conductors including Leonard Slatkin, Mstislav Rostropovich, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Seiji Ozawa, Sir Neville Marriner, Charles Dutoit, Kent Nagano and many others. In addition to its regular Kennedy Center performances, the Chorus has sung throughout the metropolitan area and has received acclaim for numerous world premieres. The Chorus has recorded, been nationally broadcast and internationally televised, performed as part of a motion picture soundtrack, and has performed for presidential inaugurations and to honor world leaders.