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Dec 15

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles

Susan Graham (Witch) © Cory Weaver
Hänsel and Gretel
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Humperdinck, Hänsel und Gretel
James Conlon, Conductor
Douglas Fitch, Director, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Sasha Cooke, Hänsel
Liv Redpath, Gretel
Susan Graham, Witch
Craig Colclough, Peter / Father
Melody Moore, Gertrude / Mother
Sarah Vautour, Dew Fairy
Taylor Raven, Sandman
LA Opera Orchestra
LA Opera Chorus
Dec 15

Eastman Theatre: Kodak Hall, Rochester

Carmina Burana
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Bernstein, Chichester Psalms
Orff, Carmina Burana
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Rochester Oratorio Society
Ward Stare, Conductor
Sat 15 Dec at 20:00

West Side Presbyterian Church, Ridgewood

Tuba Christmas
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Works by Mackey
Bernstein, Candide: Make our Garden Grow
Grainger, Colonial Song
Rimsky-Korsakov, Mlada: Procession of the Nobles
Anderson, Buglers' Holiday
Works by De Meij
Works by Wilder
New Jersey Wind Symphony
Sat 15 Dec at 20:00
Programme to be announced
Ray Chew, Director
Dec 15

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Bramwell Tovey returns
Walton, Crown Imperial
Britten, The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34
Menotti, Amahl and the Night Visitors
Philadelphia Orchestra
Bramwell Tovey, Conductor, Narrator
Philadelphia Symphonic Choir
Joe Miller, Director
Dec 15 mat, eve, 16 mat, eve, 19, 20, 21 mat, eve, 22 mat, eve, 23 mat, eve, 24 mat, mat, 26 mat, eve, 27 mat, eve, 28 mat, eve, 29 mat, eve, 30 mat, eve

Boston Opera House, Boston

The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker (Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, Miko Nissinen)
Boston Ballet
Boston Ballet Orchestra
Dec 15, 16 mat

Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles

Mehta’s Brahms: Symphony No. 2
Brahms, Piano Concerto no. 2 in B flat major, Op.83
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
Zubin Mehta, Conductor
Yefim Bronfman, Piano
Dec 15

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

Handel's Messiah
Handel, Messiah
Ying Fang, Soprano
Elizabeth DeShong, Mezzo-soprano
Nicholas Phan, Tenor
Joshua Hopkins, Baritone
San Francisco Symphony Chorus
San Francisco Symphony
Jane Glover, Conductor
Dec 15

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Tilson Thomas conducts Tchaikovsky 6
Stravinsky, Concerto in D for Strings
Prokofiev, Violin Concerto no. 2 in G minor, Op.63
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 6 in B minor, "Pathétique", Op.74
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor
Nicola Benedetti, Violin
Dec 15 mat, eve, 16 mat, eve, 18, 19, 20, 21 mat, eve, 22 mat, eve, 23 mat, eve, 24 mat, 26 mat, eve, 27, 28 mat, eve, 29 mat, eve, 30 mat, eve

Lincoln Center: David H Koch Theater, New York City

George Balanchine's The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker (Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, George Balanchine)
New York City Ballet
Dec 15 mat, eve, 16 mat, eve, 18 mat, eve, 19 mat, eve, 20 mat, eve, 21 mat, eve, 22 mat, eve, 23 mat, eve, 24 mat, eve, 26 mat, eve, 27 mat, eve, 28 mat, eve, 29 mat, eve

War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco

The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker (Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, Helgi Tomasson)
San Francisco Ballet
Dec 15 mat, eve, 16 mat, eve, 19, 20, 21, 22 mat, eve, 23 mat, eve

Segerstrom Center for the Arts: Segerstrom Hall, Costa Mesa

ABT: Ratmansky's Nutcracker
The Nutcracker (Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov)
American Ballet Theatre
Dec 15

Lincoln Center: Metropolitan Opera House, New York City

Il trittico
Puccini, Il tabarro
Puccini, Suor Angelica
Puccini, Gianni Schicchi
Bertrand de Billy, Conductor
Jack O'Brien, Director
Douglas W. Schmidt, Set Designer
Jess Goldstein, Costume Designer
George Gagnidze, Michele
Lucio Gallo, Michele
Amber Wagner, Giorgetta
Tatiana Melnychenko, Giorgetta
Marcelo Álvarez, Luigi
Maurizio Muraro, Talpa, Simone
Mary Ann McCormick, La Frugola
Kristine Opolais, Suor Angelica
Elena Stikhina, Suor Angelica
Stephanie Blythe, La zia principessa, Zita
Maureen McKay, Suor Genovieffa
Plácido Domingo, Gianni Schicchi
Kristina Mkhitaryan, Lauretta
Atalla Ayan, Rinuccio
Gabriella Reyes, Nella
Lindsay Ammann, La Ciesca
Tony Stevenson, Gherardo
Jeff Mattsey, Marco
Patrick Carfizzi, Betto di Signa
The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Dec 15, eve, 16 mat, eve, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, eve, 23 mat

Folger Shakespeare Library: Folger Theatre, Washington

Folger Consort: Seasonal English Music
Anonymous, Angelus ad virginem
Anonymous, Nowel syng we bothe al and som
Anonymous, There is no rose of such virtue
Henry VIII King of England, Green groweth the holly
Byrd, O Magnum Mysterium
Byrd, From virgin's womb
Byrd, Rejoice, rejoice
Byrd, Laetentur coeli
Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on Christmas Carols
Traditional, While shepherds watched their flocks by night
Anonymous, Greensleeves
Traditional, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Folger Consort
Mary Springfels, Viola da Gamba
Webb Wiggins, Harpsichord
William Sharp, Baritone
Oliver Mercer, Tenor
P. Lucy McVeigh, Soprano
Dec 15 mat, 18, 22 mat, 26, 29

Lincoln Center: Metropolitan Opera House, New York City

La traviata
New production
Verdi, La traviata
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Michael Mayer, Director
Christine Jones, Set Designer
Susan Hilferty, Costume Designer
Diana Damrau, Violetta Valéry
Juan Diego Flórez, Alfredo Germont
Quinn Kelsey, Giorgio Germont
Kirstin Chávez, Flora Bervoix
Scott Scully, Gastone de Letorières
The Metropolitan Opera Chorus
The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Kevin Adams, Lighting Designer
Lorin Latarro, Choreography
Dec 15

Lincoln Center: David Geffen Hall, New York City

Handel's Messiah
Handel, Messiah
Jonathan Cohen, Conductor
Lauren Snouffer, Soprano
Anthony Roth Costanzo, Countertenor
Andrew Staples, Tenor
Neal Davies, Bass
Westminster Symphonic Choir
Dec 15 mat, eve, 16 mat, 18, 19, 27

Joyce Theater, New York City

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo (B)
Stars and Stripes Forever (Robert LaFosse)
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo
Sat 15 Dec at 11:30

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Christmas Kid's Spectacular
Kensho Watanabe, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Kids event
Sat 15 Dec at 14:00

Washington National Cathedral, Washington

Joy of Christmas
Gabrieli, Sonata pian' e forte
Gauntlett, Once in Royal David's City
Ord, Adam lay ybounden
Flecha, Riu, riu, chiu
Poston, Jesus Christ, the Apple Tree
Moravec, Other (New Commission)
Scheidt, Veni Redemptor gentium (Organ Solo)
Pearsall, In dulci jubilo
Rachmaninov, Vespers (Bogoroditsye Dyevo), Op.37: Ave Maria
Whalum, Betelehemu
Susato, Danserye: dances
Britten, Hymn to the Virgin
Vaughan Williams, The Blessed Son of God
Ledger, On Christmas Night: Sussex Carol
Chesnokov, Spaseniye sodelal (Salvation is created)
Handel, Messiah (Excerpts)
Dawson, Mary Had a Baby
Dirksen, Welcome All Wonders
Praetorius, Lo, how a rose e'er blooming
Mendelssohn, Hark! the herald angels sing
DC) Cathedral Choral Society (Washington
Sat 15 Dec at 19:00

Metropolitan Museum of Art, Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, New York City

Choir of Trinity Wall Street & Trinity Baroque Choir Present Handel and Lang at Met Museum
Lang, the little match girl passion
Handel, Dixit Dominus in G minor, HWV 232
Choir of Trinity Church Wall Street
Trinity Baroque Orchestra
Avi Stein, Conductor
Robert Mealy, Choirmaster / chorus director
Julian Wachner, Conductor
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Washington Irving High School Auditorium, New York City

Peoples' Symphony Concerts Presents: The Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio
Beethoven, Piano Trio no. 5 in D major "Ghost", Op.70 no.1
Beethoven, Piano Trio no. 7 in B flat major 'Archduke', Op.97
Beethoven, Piano Trio no. 6 in E flat major, Op.70 no.2
Beethoven, Piano Trio no. 10, Op.44
Beethoven, Piano Trio no. 11, Op.121
Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Bastyr University Chapel, Kenmore

Seattle Pro Musica Presents: Silent Night
Seattle Pro Musica
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Historic Asolo Theater, Sarasota

Holiday Brass
Vivaldi, Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione: Violin Concerto in F minor, Op.8 no. 4, RV 297 "L'inverno" (Winter)
Tchaikovsky, Concert Suite from The Nutcracker
Anderson, Sleigh Ride
Mary Bowden, Trumpet
Raquel Rodriquez, Trumpet
Rachel Velvikis, French horn
Samantha Lake, Tuba
Hana Beloglavec, Trombone
Sat 15 Dec at 20:00
Praetorius, Terpsichore: dances
Vivaldi, Concerto for lute and 2 violins in D major, RV 93
Diabelli, Serenade in F major, Op.63
Giuliani, Grand Overture, Op.61
Romero, Christmas Suite
de Madina Igarzábal, Danza Rapsódica
Granados, Goysecas: Intermezzo
Schubert, Three Waltzes
Llobet Soles, El Noie de la Mare
Romero, Suite Andaluza: Soleares and Alegrias
Romero, Zapateado
Romero, de Cadiz a la Habana
Romero, Noche en Málaga
The Romeros, Quartet
Sat 15 Dec at 20:00

Harrison Opera House, Norfolk

Virginia Symphony Orchestra | Handel's Messiah
Handel, Messiah
JoAnn Falletta, Conductor
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
Virginia Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Robert Shoup, Choirmaster / chorus director
Sun 16 Dec at 15:00
Programme to include:
Works by Mozart
Benjamin Beilman, Violin
Pamela Frank, Violin
Stefan Jackiw, Violin
Jeremy Denk, Piano
Sun 16 Dec at 16:00

Corpus Christi Church, New York City

Music Before 1800: Ensemble Correspondances
Music Before 1800: Ensemble Correspondances
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Charpentier, Pastorale sur la naissance de notre Seigneur Jésus-Christ
Ensemble Correspondances
Dec 16 mat, 17

Trinity Church, Wall Street: Saint Paul's Chapel, New York City

Choir of Trinity Wall Street & Trinity Baroque Choir Present Handel's Messiah at St. Paul's Chapel
Handel, Messiah
Choir of Trinity Church Wall Street
Trinity Baroque Orchestra
Dec 16, 18

Lincoln Center: Alice Tully Hall, New York City

Brandenburg Concertos
Bach, The Brandenburg Concertos, BWV1046 - 1051
Paolo Bordignon, Harpsichord
Ani Kavafian, Violin
Yura Lee, Violin
Daniel Phillips, Violin
Alexander Sitkovetsky, Violin
Matthew Lipman, Viola
Paul Neubauer, Viola
Timothy Eddy, Cello
Mihai Marica, Cello
Inbal Segev, Cello
Anthony Manzo, Double Bass
Tara Helen O'Connor, Flute
Adam Walker, Flute
Randall Ellis, Oboe
James Austin Smith, Oboe
Stephen Taylor, Oboe
Peter Kolkay, Bassoon
Byrd-Marrow, David, French horn
Stuart Rose, French horn
David Washburn, Trumpet
Dec 16 mat, 17, 24 mat

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

Songs of the Season: Christmas with Choral Arts
The Choral Arts Society of Washington
Sun 16 Dec at 15:00

Faneuil Hall, Boston

BYSO's Intensive Community Program - 20th Anniversary FREE Concert
Sun 16 Dec at 15:00

Historic Asolo Theater, Sarasota

Holiday Brass: Seraph Brass at the Asolo Theater
Vivaldi, Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione: Violin Concerto in F minor, Op.8 no. 4, RV 297 "L'inverno" (Winter)
Tchaikovsky, Concert Suite from The Nutcracker
Anderson, Sleigh Ride
Mary Bowden, Trumpet
Raquel Rodriquez, Trumpet
Rachel Velvikis, French horn
Hana Beloglavec, Trombone
Samantha Lake, Tuba
Sun 16 Dec at 16:00

South Shore Cultural Center, Chicago

Side by Side with the Chicago Philharmonic
Anderson, Sleigh Ride
Rimsky-Korsakov, Christmas Eve
Richman, Other (Hanukkah Festival Overture)
Tchaikovsky, Concert Suite from The Nutcracker (Selections)
Strauss I, Radetzky March, Op.228
Anderson, A Christmas Festival
Chicago Philharmonic
Sun 16 Dec at 19:00

Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles

Handel's Messiah
Handel, Messiah
Los Angeles Master Chorale
Grant Gershon, Conductor
Mon 17 Dec at 14:00 and 19:30

Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church, New York City

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Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players: Romanticism 3 Ways
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Fuchs, Piano Trio no. 3 in F sharp minor, Op.115
Weber, Clarinet Quintet in B flat, Op.34
Bruch, Piano Quintet in G minor
William Wolfram, Piano
Robin Scott, Violin
Lisa Shihoten, Violin
Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, Viola
Zlatomir Fung, Cello
Vadim Lando, Clarinet
Dec 17, 21, 28, 2019 Jan 02, 05 mat, 10

Lincoln Center: Metropolitan Opera House, New York City

Otello
Verdi, Otello
Gustavo Dudamel, Conductor
Bartlett Sher, Director
Es Devlin, Set Designer
Catherine Zuber, Costume Designer
Carl Tanner, Otello
Sonya Yoncheva, Desdemona
Željko Lučić, Iago
Jennifer Johnson Cano, Emilia
Alexey Dolgov, Cassio
James Morris, Lodovico
Gina Lapinski, Revival Director
The Metropolitan Opera Chorus
The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Dec 17, 19

Park Avenue Armory, New York City

Baritone Thomas Oliemans at Park Ave Armory
Works by Duparc
Works by Mahler
Thomas Oliemans, Baritone
Malcolm Martineau, Piano
Mon 17 Dec at 20:00
Violist Jeongeun Park's Carnegie Hall Debut
Reinecke, Drei Phantasiestücke, for Viola and Piano, Op. 43
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet: Suite no. 1, Op.64bis: The Death of Tybalt
Fauré, Après un rêve, Op.7 no.1
Shostakovich, Sonata for viola and piano, Op.147
Park, Jeongeun, Viola
Eric Zuber, Piano
Tue 18 Dec at 19:00

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, West Palm Beach

The Chamber Music Society of Palm Beach presents The Philadelphia Orchestra Brass Quintet
Gabrielli, Other (selected works)
Gershwin, Other (selected works)
Previn, Other (selected works)
Brass section of the Philadelphia Orchestra
Tue 18 Dec at 19:30
Celebrating the 125th Anniversary of Antonin Dvorak
Dvořák, Piano Quintet no. 2 in A major, Op.81
American String Quartet
Dec 19, 22, 24, 27, 29 mat, 2019 Jan 01 mat, 03, 05

Lincoln Center: Metropolitan Opera House, New York City

The Magic Flute
Mozart, Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) (Sung in English)
Harry Bicket, Conductor
Julie Taymor, Director, Costume Designer
George Tsypin, Set Designer
Ben Bliss, Tamino
Erin Morley, Pamina
Sydney Mancasola, Pamina
Kathryn Lewek, Queen of the Night
So Young Park, Queen of the Night
Nathan Gunn, Papageno
Duncan Rock, Papageno
Morris Robinson, Sarastro
Peixin Chen, Sarastro
Alfred Walker, The Speaker (Der Sprecher)
Brenton Ryan, Monostatos
Mark Schowalter, Monostatos
David Kneuss, Revival Director
The Metropolitan Opera Chorus
The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Dec 19, 2019 Jan 15

Segerstrom Center for the Arts: Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa

Marc-André Hamelin, Piano
Bach, Chaconne (arr. Busoni)
Schumann, Fantasy in C major for piano, Op.17
Trenet, Six Songs (arr. Weissenberg)
Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Cipressi
Chopin, Polonaise no. 7 in A flat major "Polonaise-fantaisie", Op.61
Chopin, Scherzo no. 4 in E major, Op.54
Marc-André Hamelin, Piano
Wed 19 Dec at 19:00

Bulgarian Consulate General, New York City

The Memling Ensemble debuts at the Bulgarian Consulate General, New York City
Halvorsen, Passacaglia for violin and cello (after Handel) (for violin and viola)
Reger, Serenade in G major for flute, violin and viola, Op.141a
Mozart, Quartet in D for Flute, Violin, Viola and Cello, K285
The Memling Ensemble
Yevgeny Faniuk, Flute
Cecee Pantikian, Violin
Vincent Lionti, Viola
Nicholas Tzavaras, Cello
Wed 19 Dec at 19:30

Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City

Looking Backward & Onward: 1986 & Now
Kotík, Wilsie Bridge
Neill, Money Talk
Masaoka, States of Being and Becoming (Premiere)
Schumacher, Variations
Neill, Horizontal
Kotík, New Distance
Dec 20, 21, 22, 23 mat

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

Handel's Messiah
Handel, Messiah
Yulia Van Doren, Soprano
Meg Bragle, Mezzo-soprano
Miles Mykkanen, Tenor
William Berger, Baritone
University of Maryland Concert Choir
National Symphony Orchestra
Nicholas McGegan, Conductor
Dec 20, 21, 22 mat, eve, 23 mat

Joyce Theater, New York City

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo (A)
Swan Lake (Act II ) (Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov)
The Little Humpbacked Horse (Alexei Ratmansky)
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo
Dec 20, 21 mat, 22

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Handel Messiah
Handel, Messiah
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Matthew Halls, Conductor
Amanda Forsythe, Soprano
Sasha Cooke, Mezzo-soprano
Nicholas Phan, Tenor
Joshua Hopkins, Baritone
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Dec 20, 21, 22, 23 mat

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

The Glorious Sound of Christmas
Bramwell Tovey, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Dec 20, 21

Metropolitan Playhouse, New York City

Music at Metropolitan - Duets from the French-American Ensemble
Bach, Ciaccona in D minor
Works by Giovaninetti, Christophe
Glière, 12 Violin Duos, Op.49
Kosch, Giotto, for violin solo
Prokofiev, Sonata for Two Violins in C major, Op.56
Duo from the French-American Ensemble, Violin
Thu 20 Dec at 19:30

Christ and St Luke's Church, Norfolk

The King's Singers
The King's Singers