The Metropolitan Chorus BARRY S. HEMPHILL, Artistic Director joined by members of Alexandria Choral Society, The Annandale Chorale, Bethany Lutheran Church Hosanna Choir Fort Washington Community Chorus, The Northern Virginia Chorale Prince George's Choral Society, Vienna Choral Society and The Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra Conductors Barry S. Hemphill, Brian W. Gendron, Kim Allen Kluge Soloists Laura Strickling, Soprano Chris Dudley, Countertenor James Jongsik Joo, Tenor Bob McDonald, Baritone
Washington's most popular free holiday event! Guest conductor Barry Hemphill leads the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra, a 200-voice choir, professional soloists, and a very enthusiastic audience in a glorious "sing-along" of excerpts from Handel's beloved masterpiece.
Performance Timing: Parts I & II-- approximately 50 mins. each, with a 15-min. intermission
FREE -- TICKETS REQUIRED
Tickets will be distributed beginning at 6 p.m. on the day of the performance (Thu., Dec. 23) in the Hall of Nations. ONE ticket per person in line will be distributed. Kennedy Center policies have been vetted to be non-discriminatory and to provide equal access for everyone.
The Kennedy Center's Messiah Sing-Along is made possible by The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation.