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November 28, 2014 Published in Announcements

Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Holiday Concert Performances

Celebrate the holiday season as Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic, Maestro Ulysses James and the NOVA Community Chorus directed by Dr. Mark Whitmire join forces to present Holst's charming and festive fantasy of well-known carols,Christmas Day. Soprano Laura Mann will continue in the holiday spirit singing beautiful versions of holiday favorites. On a different note, the Chorus and orchestra will also present Vaughn Williams' colorful, romantic,

serene, and happy Five Mystical Songs based on the poetry of English poet George Herbert - featuring guest Baritone Aurelius Gori. Finally, well-known local pianist Lydia Frumkin will perform Alfred Schnittke's brilliant virtuosic Concerto for Piano and Strings with the Philharmonic.

Two performances will be offered to our friends in both DC and Alexandria

Sunday Drc. 7, 2014 3:00 p.m.
Convergence
1801 N. Quaker Lane
Alexandria, VA 22302

Saturday, Drc. 13,2014 3:00 p.m.
The Church of the Epiphany
1317 G Street NW
Washington DC 20005

Concert Program:

  • Gustav Holst Christmas Day
  • Ralph Vaughan-Williams Five Mystical Songs with the NOVA Community Chorus and Baritone Aurelius Gori
  • Alfred Schnittke Concerto for Piano and Strings with pianist Lydia Frumkin
  • Shelley Olson Peace to the World
  • Songs for the Holiday with soprano Laura Mann

For Tickets and more information, visit our website http://www.wmpamusic.org
Phone: (703) 799-8229  Tickets for all WMPA performances are $20 each, 18 and under free

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