Monday, December 7, 2015

McCARTER THEATRE CENTER CELEBRATES THE SEASON

BACH’S BRANDENBERGS and HANDEL’S MESSIAH

Music lovers will be celebrating early this year, as two of McCarter’s most popular events return to Princeton for the holiday season.


Bach Brandenburgs CMS Lincoln Center by Christian Steiner

BACH’S BRANDENBURGS
ALL SIX BRANDENBURG CONCERTI
WITH THE CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER
WHEN: MONDAY, DEC. 14 – 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: McCarter Theatre, Richardson Auditorium , 91 University Place, Princeton
TICKETS: $25.00 - $64.00
This Princeton holiday tradition brings together the 20-plus resident members of The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center plus guest artists in an all-star lineup performing one of music’s most enduring masterpieces all in one evening, held in the historic Richardson Auditorium.

NJSO with Jacques Lacombe - credit Fred Stucker - 120607-0036HANDEL’S MESSIAH
THE NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA - JACQUES LACOMBE, CONDUCTOR
WHEN: FRIDAY, DEC. 18 – 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: McCarter Theatre, Richardson Auditorium , 91 University Place, Princeton
TICKETS: $25.00 - $80.00

featuring: Celena Shafer, soprano Adriana Zabala, mezzo-soprano William Burden, tenor Dashon Burton, bass Montclair State University Singers, Heather J. Buchanan, conductor


Messiah joins the American Repertory Ballet’s Nutcracker and McCarter’s production of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol to constitute an unofficial “Holiday Season Troika” at McCarter. For the second consecutive year, McCarter join forces with the New Jersey Symphony to offer Handel’s masterpiece at Richardson Auditorium on the Princeton University campus. This performance is a joint presentation of McCarter Theatre and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. Don’t miss one of the final appearances of Jacques LaCombe with the NJSO.