Kristen Dubenion-Smith

~Mezzo-Soprano~

"...A mezzo-soprano with a lilting voice..."

-Rebecca Corbett, The New York Times-

 

"The listener basked in the luxuriant richness of her lower register, while marveling at the facility of her upper tessitura... the depth of her conviction and connection to the music."

-Patrick McCoy, Washington Life Magazine-

 

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Mar17

Cathedral Choral Society: Rachmaninoff Liturgy

Washington National Cathedral, 3101 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC

With both moments of impressive grandeur and breathtaking beauty, Rachmaninoff’s writing for a cappella chorus is unmatched. This liturgy’s text was written by John, an archbishop of Constantinople, renowned as an orator in favor of almsgiving and against the abuse of wealth.

Mar9

The University of Toronto presents Handel’s Israel in Egypt

St. Patrick’s Parish, 131 McCaul St, Toronto, Ontario

Musicians from Tafelmusik, along with the Choir of the Theatre of Early Music, Schola Cantorum and Collegium Musicum take the audience through the epic and dynamic story of the Exodus. Dominated by virtuosic choruses, Israel in Egypt reveals Handel’s genius for word-painting and drama.

Feb1

Eya: Heartform

Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 6201 Dunrobbin Drive, Bethesda, MD

Award-winning vocal trio EYA specializes in the interpretation of medieval music for women’s voices. Lauded as “remarkable” and “gorgeous” by The Washington Post, EYA has been featured on Voice of America, and recently won the Ovation Award for Best New Recording for The Three Marys.

Join us for a wine and cheese reception following the concert.

General Admission $30 Seniors $20 Students $10

Dec16

Washington Bach Consort: Christmas with the Consort

National Presbyterian Church, 4101 Nebraska Ave NW, Washington, DC

Motets for the Advent and Christmas season including:

Johann Ludwig Bach Uns ist ein Kind geboren J.S. Bach – Komm, Jesu, Komm! BWV 229

This holiday season, join the Consort for a performance of seasonal motets, including J.S. Bach’s masterful work for double choir Komm, Jesu, Komm! This concert will display the virtuosity of the Consort’s acclaimed chorus as they perform motets by Bach and other Baroque masters of the form.

Dec7

Washington National Cathedral: Händel's 'Messiah'

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Washington National Cathedral, 3101 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC

Celebrate the Christmas season and the birth of the Prince of Peace with Handel's Messiah, performed in a space like Handel would have imagined.

With a period Baroque orchestra and a world-class team of soloists, Messiah unveils the story of Christianity in a way few artists have been able to capture. The Cathedral's soaring architecture reflects the majesty of the music.

Dec2

Eya: Winter