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The Kennedy Center - Concert Hall
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
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56 events
27 reviews
44 stars
Parking in building is convenient but $23. Expensive. Try local public garage or street meter parking.
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"A Candlelight Christmas"
10 ratings
4.7 average rating
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17 events
6 reviews
3 stars
attended Dec 22 2009

This was a delightful holiday choral performance. The music director makes it fun for everyone, however, I wish there was more choral music and less sing alongs.

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24 events
5 reviews
5 stars
attended Dec 22 2009

This was really a fun night. The chorus and orchestra were outstanding and the conductor really connected with the audience. About 20% of the songs were sing-alongs and the audience got into it with no trouble.

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 21 2009

Great choral concert! The only problem was with the audience. It was as if they had no idea it had a sing-a-long as part of the show. While most of the audience did stand and sing, those that didn't want to sing just sat down. Bah-humbug!

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Quotes & Highlights

“From the opening processional to the concluding sing-along of Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus,” it was one highlight after another.” —_Washington Post _


Experience Christmas splendor with the whole family and capture the warmth and magic of the holidays. Surround yourself with the spirit of the season and enjoy your favorite Christmas music. The Washington Chorus’ beloved holiday event is an annual favorite with Kennedy Center audiences. With brass, organ, percussion, and harp, the program will feature Christmas classics, sing-a-longs, a candlelight processional, and many new surprises this year!

The Washington Chorus continues its rich tradition of supporting and supplementing the music programs in area high schools by welcoming The Whitman Choir, under the direction of Jeffrey Davidson, from Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda, MD as its Side by Side high school partner chorus for these concerts.