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The Kennedy Center - Concert Hall
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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27 reviews
42 stars
Parking in building is convenient but $23. Expensive. Try local public garage or street meter parking.
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"Christmas Music: Holiday Treasures From Russia"
20 ratings
4.7 average rating
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7 reviews
3 stars
attended Dec 21 2011

Beautiful performance all around - the choir, the orchestra, and the soloist singer.

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28 reviews
18 stars
attended Dec 21 2011

Wonderful. Do it again some year

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19 reviews
5 stars
attended Dec 19 2011

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

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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.

Artists:

Norman Scribner, conductor

Irina Shishkova, mezzo-soprano

Ural Philharmonic Orchestra — Dmitry Liss, music director

Enkhbaatar Baatarzhyvan, guest conductor

The Choral Arts Chorus