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Messiah Sing-along

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.

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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. A family and community tradition since 1971!

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 (Fri., 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.

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