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Celebrate the Holidays with the National Philharmonic! Handel’s Messiah

Date(s) - Sunday, December 23, 2018
8:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Music Center at Strathmore


Handel’s Messiah

Sat Dec 22, 2018, 8pm Sun Dec 23, 2018, 3pm

Suzanne Karpov, soprano
Magdalena Wór, mezzo-soprano
Matthew Smith, tenor
Trevor Scheunemann, bass
National Philharmonic Chorale
Stan Engebretson, conductor

No Christmas celebration is complete without a performance of Handel’s uplifting oratorio Messiah, a work that has delighted and inspired audiences worldwide since its premiere in 1741. The perennial favorite features such timeless highlights as “And the Glory of the Lord” and the “Hallelujah Chorus.” Messiah will once again infuse audiences with its beauty in a performance by the acclaimed National Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorale and world-class soloists, led by conductor Stan Engebretson.

“The chorus was phenomenal, totally responsive to [National Philharmonic Chorale Artistic Director Stan] Engebretson’s directions.” — The Washington Post

Purchase tickets early to these popular performances!

Toy Drive: Please consider participating in Chords of Kindness, a toy drive hosted by Community Ministries of Rockville and the National Philharmonic on Dec. 23.