Washington, DC might be known for the numerous historical and important attractions found around the city including many national landmarks. However, Washington DC is also home to some of the most incredible music venues on the East Coast. From classical to contemporary, you can find a concert production like no other during your stay in the city. Here are the best Washington DC concerts to attend during the month of December:
The Washington Chorus Presents ‘A Candlelight Christmas’ – Dec. 7-22
Enjoy the harmony of over 200 voices from the Washington Chorus for an unforgettable performance of A Candlelight Christmas. In addition to the chorus, you will hear delightful brass, organ, and percussion instruments all in the performance of classic Christmas songs. This event also showcases local high school ensembles for a joyous sing-a-long performance. You and your family can enjoy A Candlelight Christmas found at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
A Christmas Messe: A Banquet of Seasonal English Music – Dec. 14-23
Bring in the Yuletide celebrations with an incredible voice ensemble accompanied by strings, harp, and organ for A Christmas Messe: A Banquet of Seasonal English Music. English carols and arrangements are the focus of this annual event in addition to a reading of A Christmas Messe, a classic English manuscript. You can watch A Christmas Messe this holiday season at the Folger Theatre. If you love Christmas, this will be one of your favorite Washington DC concerts!
The Choral Arts Society of Washington Presents ‘Songs of the Season: Christmas with Choral Arts’ – Dec. 16-24
Come experience classic holiday carols and seasonal favorites produced by the Choral Arts Chorus and Youth Choir this year at Kennedy Center’ Concert Hall. This family-friendly event is the perfect way to enjoy the winter holiday and experience classic songs in a modern rendition. This is one of our favorite Washington DC concerts!
A Jazz New Year’s Eve – Dec. 31
Each year the Kennedy Center hosts A Jazz New Year’s Eve for an evening of hip-hop scatting bebop all in dedication to the late Ella Fitzgerald. This annual event features jazz singer Patti Austin in addition to recording performer Trevor Lawrence for a jazz-themed celebration to bring in the new year with. Catch A Jazz New Year’s Eve at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts this New Year’s Eve.
Washington D.C. during the Holidays – Washington DC Concerts and More!
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