New Dominion Chorale to Perform Bach’s ‘Christmas Oratorio’

November 28, 2012 2:08 PM0 comments

New Dominion Chorale, conducted by Artistic Director Thomas Beveridge, will present J.S. Bach’s “Christmas Oratorio” next Sunday, Dec. 9, at 4 p.m. at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center on the Alexandria Campus of Northern Virginia Community College.

The chorale will be joined by soloists from the Washington National Cathedral and a professional orchestra in a performance of the Advent portion of Bach’s work in a new English translation by Beveridge.

The soloists, all specialists in the music of Bach, are soprano Diane Atherton, alto Kristen Dubenion-Smith, tenor Jason Rylander, and bass Bob McDonald.

A special feature of the concert will be audience participation in the singing of the chorales.

Tickets for the Christmas Oratorio are $30, and $25 for seniors, $20 for individuals in groups of 10 or more, and $5 for students and children. Tickets are available online through newdominion.org or at the door.

Schlesinger Concert Hall is located at 3001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. For more information, visit newdominion.org or call 703-442-9404.

 

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