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Handel's Messiah

at Music Center at Strathmore, North Bethesda MD

Dec 16 - Dec 17, 2017

Handel's Messiah

No Christmas celebration is complete without a performance of Handel’s uplifting oratorio Messiah!

Esther Heideman, soprano

Yvette Smith, mezzo-soprano

Norman Shankle, tenor

Trevor Scheunemann, baritone

National Philharmonic Chorale

Stan Engebretson, conductor

No Christmas celebration is complete without a performance of Handel’s uplifting oratorio Messiah, a work that has delighted and inspired audiences worldwide since its premiere in 1741. The perennial favorite features such timeless highlights as “And the Glory of the Lord” and the “Hallelujah Chorus.” Messiah will once again

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Tickets start from $28; kids 7-17 Free.

Contact: 301-581-5100

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Additional time info:

Toy Drive: Please consider participating in Chords of Kindness, a toy drive hosted by Community Ministries of Rockville and the National Philharmonic on Dec. 17.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


  • Mezzo-soprano Yvette Smith said the “‘Messiah’ is one of the greatest works ever written.”


Music Center at Strathmore

5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD 20852


For full parking information and directions, please visit

Parking in the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro garage is $5.20 during the week and free on weekends. Strathmore is also accessible via Metro’s Red Line, Grosvenor-Strathmore station.

Limited short-term parking also is available at specially marked meters along Tuckerman Lane, which do not require payment after 7pm.


    • Assisted Listening System
    • Audio Description
    • Large Print
    • Sign Language
    • Wheelchair Access

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