Correction to This Article
Previous versions of this Weekend listing misstated the time of the Capitol Hill Chorale's Dec. 16 "Messiah" singalong. This version has been corrected.


(Julia Ewan - The Washington Post)
Friday, November 30, 2007

Many performances require reservations or advance ticket purchases. Call before you go!

HAGERSTOWN CHORAL ARTS Dec. 1 at 4. Joined by the North Hagerstown High School Chorus and accompanied by chamber orchestra and organ. $18-$22. Maryland Theatre, 21-27 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. 301-790-2000.

METROPOLITAN CHORUS Dec. 1 at 5. Accompanied by organ, harpsichord and strings. Bring your own score, or rent or buy one at the door. Nonperishable food and donations accepted. Free. First Presbyterian Church of Arlington, 601 N. Vermont St., Arlington. 703-933-2500.

NIH COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA AND CHOIR SINGALONG Dec. 2 at 3. Proceeds from benefit National Institutes of Health charities. $10, $5 seniors and students. Georgetown Preparatory School, 10900 Rockville Pike, Bethesda. 301-738-3873.

MESSIAH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH FESTIVAL CHORUS Dec. 2 at 3. With orchestra and soloists. Free. Messiah United Methodist Church, 6215 Rolling Rd., Springfield. 703-569-9862.

FAIRFAX UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Dec. 2 at 4. Prelude featuring the adult hand bell ensemble begins at 3:45. Free. Fairfax United Methodist Church, 10300 Stratford Ave., Fairfax. 703-591-3120.

METROPOLITAN AME CHURCH CATHEDRAL CHOIR Dec. 2 at 5. Lester S. Green Jr. conducts the Metropolitan Chamber Orchestra. Featuring soprano Michele Gutrick, soprano Winona Hunt-Stanback, tenor Keith Craig, tenor Kenneth Alston, baritone Vincent Stringer and baritone Yi-Cherng Lin. Free. Metropolitan AME Church, 1518 M St. NW. 202-331-1426.

CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS SINGALONG Dec. 2 at 6. Dana Rothlisberger conducts the orchestra. Free. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4100 St. John's Lane, Ellicott City. 410-465-5919 or 410-465-9679.

WASHINGTON NATIONAL CATHEDRAL Dec. 7 at 7:30 and Dec. 9 at 4. Michael McCarthy conducts the cathedral's men and youth choirs with a baroque orchestra. $22-$82. Washington National Cathedral, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. 202-537-6200.

AMERICAN OPERA THEATER Dec. 7-8 and 22 at 8, Dec. 9 at 5 and Dec. 23 at 3. Choirs from Georgetown and the Baltimore Handel Choir in a staged production. $15-$30. Dec. 7-9 at Georgetown University, Davis Performing Arts Center, 37th and O streets NW. Dec. 22-23 at Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Dr., Baltimore. 202-687-2787.

ST. PAUL'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH Dec. 8 at 7. Soloists, choir, strings and organ. $10. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 228 S. Pitt St., Alexandria. 703-549-3312.

BALTIMORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Dec. 7 at 7:30 at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore, Dec. 8 at 8 at the Music Center at Strathmore in Bethesda. Conducted by Edward Polochick with the Concert Artists of Baltimore Symphonic Chorale. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda. 301-581-5100. The Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore. 410-783-8000 or 800-442-1198.

KENNEDY CENTER SINGALONG Dec. 9 at 2. Free; tickets distributed Dec. 8 beginning at 10. Limit two tickets per person. Lines form early. Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324.

THE CHANDOS ORCHESTRA Dec. 9 at 4. Directed by Louise Wilson with guest soloists Elizabeth Lawrence, Megan Ihnen, Christopher Manna and Jason Stearns. Free. Fairlington United Methodist Church, 3900 King St., Alexandria. 703-671-4057.

NEW DOMINION CHORALE Dec. 9 at 4. A 200-voice chorale with full orchestration. $25, seniors $20, students $5. Northern Virginia Community College, Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, 3001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. 703-442-9404.

LANDON SYMPHONETTE Dec. 15 at 5. With the Washington Civic Opera Chorus and Ars Choralis. $18, seniors $15, younger than 16 free. Landon School, 6101 Wilson Lane, Bethesda. 301-320-1090.

CAPITOL HILL CHORALE SINGALONG Dec. 16 at 4. Free. Lutheran Church of the Reformation, 212 East Capitol St. NE. 202-543-4200.

FREDERICK CHAMBER SINGERS SINGALONG Dec. 18 at 8. $12, seniors and students $10. Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St., Frederick. 301-600-2828.

NATIONAL PHILHARMONIC CHORAL MASTERWORKS Dec. 22 at 8 and Dec. 23 at 3. Stan Engebretson conducts, featuring soprano Danielle Talamantes. $29-$79. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda. 301-581-5100.

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