Join us for Artistic Director Christopher Bell’s debut season





Bernstein & Belshazzar
November 8 at 8 PM
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

The US meets the UK in Christopher Bell’s debut concert featuring Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms, Morten Lauridsen’s Mid-Winter Songs, and the epic Belshazzar’s Feast by William Walton.






A Candlelight Christmas
December 10, 16, 21, 22
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 15
Music Center at Strathmore

It’s not Christmas without The Washington Chorus! Featuring brass, organ, sing-alongs, and the magnificent Candlelight Processional, A Candlelight Christmas includes your favorite songs such as The Dream Isaiah Saw, Hallelujah Chorus and more Christmas favorites to fall in love with.



Carmen in Concert
April 21 at 2 PM
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Experience the story of Carmen like never before – through the eyes of her killer’s mother. In a wickedly smart narration, Don Josè’s mother recounts the famous opèra comique.






Lenny & Friends
June 2 at 8 PM
June 9 at 8 PM
Live! at 10th and G

Celebrate the influence Bernstein and his contemporaries had on each other and on modern day composers with a vocal tour de force. Works by Eric Whitacre, Stacy Garrop, Michael Tippett, Aaron Copland and Leonard Bernstein will showcase the raw vocal power of the unaccompanied.

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