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  • Candlelight Holiday Special Featuring “The Nutcracker” and More
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Candlelight Holiday Special Featuring “The Nutcracker” and More

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Tickets
🎫 Zone A Ticket for 1 (premium visibility)
🎫 Zone B Ticket for 1 (great visibility)

Seating will be on a first come first served basis within each zone

What You Will Enjoy
🕯️ An intimate ambience in a beautiful venue bathed in candlelight
🎻 A talented string quartet performing Holiday Classics featuring a pianist and a classically trained soprano on select pieces
🏛️ The stunning architecture of the iconic Saint Francis Hall
✔️ A safe, comfortable and socially-distanced event

General Info
📌 Venue: Saint Frances Hall
📅 Dates and times: various dates at 6:30pm and 9:00pm (select during purchase)
⏳ Duration: 60 minutes (doors open 1 hour prior to the start time and late entry is not permitted)
👤 Age requirement: 10 years old or older. Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult
♿ Accessibility: this venue is ADA compliant
❓ View the FAQs for this event here

Tentative Program:
  • The Nutcracker, Op. 71” – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
    • “Miniature Overture”
    • Act II: No. 12d, Divertissement. “Trepak, Russian Dance”
    • Act II: No. 13, “Waltz of the Flowers”
    • Act II: No. 14c, Pas de Deux. Variation II, “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy”
  • “The Seasons, Op. 37a:” – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
    • I. January. “By the Hearth”
    • XII. December. “Christmas”
  • Holiday Medley – Various
    • “Hark the Herald Angels Sing”
    • “The First Noël”
    • “Deck the Halls”
  • “Ave Maria” – Franz Schubert
  • “O Holy Night” – Adolphe Adam
  • “The Four Seasons, Violin Concerto in G Minor, Op. 8 No. 4 RV 297: “Winter” – Antonio Vivaldi
  • Weihnachtsbaum (Christmas Tree Suite), S16/R307” – Franz Liszt
    • No. I – “Psallite”
    • No. IV – “Adeste fideles”
    • No. V – “Scherzoso: Man zündet die Kerzen des Baumes an (Lighting the Tree)”
  • No. X – ”Ehemals (Old Times)”
  • “3 Songs, Op. 17: No. 1, Après un Rêve” – Gabriel Fauré
  • “Hänsel und Gretel: Act 2, “Abends will ich schlafen gehn (Evening Prayer)” – Engelbert Humperdinck

Performers:
  • Listeso String Quartet accompanied by a pianist and Erin Ridge, a classically trained soprano

Description
Whether you’re looking for a beautifully unique classical music performance or a romantic candlelit experience, this performance is for you. You don’t need to know all things Tchaikovsky and more to enjoy the evening, simply sit back and savor the stunning atmosphere and pieces you’ll hear. Walk into one of DC’s most exquisite buildings where the walls will be flickering by candlelight to create a magical atmosphere. Prepare to be taken into the clouds with some of the most treasured wintertime classics from Tchaikovsky, Vivaldi and other master composers!

Reviews
💬 Vonnie I. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐: "Absolutely spectacular! I don’t think my attention wandered for a second! 10/10."
💬 Daniel V. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐: "Absolutely amazing! Stellar performance by the musicians and great array of song pieces played. Highly recommend."
💬 Pamela J. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐: "Wonderful performances and stunning atmosphere."