The Christmas Story
Bach’s Christmas Oratorio: Parts 1, 2, 5 and 6
Music Center at Strathmore
North Bethesda, MD
Johann Sebastian Bach
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248
Jacob Perry, Jr.
MORE ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE
A cherished tradition of the Washington Bach Consort, the holiday season simply isn’t complete without experiencing Christmas Oratorio live at Strathmore! Praised by The Washington Post, this “splendid” and “joyful” performance of Bach’s timeless telling of the Nativity is performed by an all-star cast.
Elijah McCormack, soprano; Kristen Dubenion-Smith, alto; Jacob Perry, Jr., tenor; Enrico Lagasca, bass
Running time: 140 minutes, including intermission
Join us for Talking Bach at 6 p.m. The series of free pre-concert lectures by noted Bach scholar, Michael Marissen, are presented one hour before Director’s Series performances. Learn More»
Mary Ann Gardner, Hope P. McGowan, and National Endowment for the Arts, underwriters
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