The Choral Arts Society of Washington: Christmas Music: Holiday Treasures from Russia
Join the Choral Arts Society and the Ural Philharmonic Orchestra from Russia for a program of traditional Russian carols and delightful holiday favorites.
- Dec. 19 - 24, 2011
- Concert Hall
- 90 minutes
- $15.00 - $65.00
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Norman Scribner, conductor
Irina Shishkova, mezzo-soprano
Ural Philharmonic Orchestra, Dmitry Liss, music director
Enkhbaatar Baatarzhyvan, guest conductor
The Choral Arts Chorus
This longtime holiday crowd pleaser will faithfully delight audiences with a magical mix of Russian carols, Christmas classics, beloved sing-alongs, and popular holiday standards. Joined by the world-acclaimed 80-piece Ural Philharmonic Orchestra directly from the Russian Federation, this Russian feast for the ears is the only way to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year.
The December 24 concert also features a 45-minute bonus orchestral performance of Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade after a brief break following the conclusion of the choral concert program.
Performance Timing: 90 min., with no intermission (12/19 & 12/21); 2 hours, 15 min. (12/24).