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10653 Star Starred
The Kennedy Center - Concert Hall
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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4.7 / 5 Rated by 20 members
Review from Don

Wonderful. Do it again some year

reviewed Dec 21 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Maxie1946

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

reviewed Dec 19 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Bob Maybury

As always, the Choral Arts choir sang with beautiful melody accompanied by the visiting orchestra. The program was highly varied from audience participation in singing carols to the choir singing unusual Russian pieces. The Kennedey Center was...continued

reviewed Dec 19 2011 report as inappropriate
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Description

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

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