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Wed, Dec 20


St. George's Episcopal

Whispers of the Solstice: Celebrating Winter's Stillness Through Music, Poetry & Art

This performance is a special partnership with Lifescape Visionary. Experience the peacefulness of the winter solstice through a blend of chamber music, contemplative poetry and fine art, inviting you to ponder the mystery and quiet comfort of this season.

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Whispers of the Solstice: Celebrating Winter's Stillness Through Music, Poetry & Art
Whispers of the Solstice: Celebrating Winter's Stillness Through Music, Poetry & Art

Time & Location

Dec 20, 2023, 7:30 PM

St. George's Episcopal, 915 N Oakland St, Arlington, VA 22203, USA

About the Event

A departure from your traditional holiday concert, 9th Street Chamber Music and Lifescape Visionary have crafted a unique event centered around the themes of the winter solstice. 9th Street Quartet will perform works that invite listeners into the stillness of winter interspersed with readings of contemplative poetry and prose, all supplemented by a digital booklet filled with fine art and photography. This one-night-only event promises to be a precious moment of reflection and repose in the midst of an otherwise bustling season. 

Musical selections and readings have been carefully chosen to celebrate the connection between the astronomical significance of winter and the most internal spaces of the heart. You’ll hear beautiful music from the late 20th and current century, including composers such as Danish String Quartet, Osvaldo Golijov and Caroline Shaw. This performance welcomes special guests to the stage, including accomplished musicians who were coached by 9th Street Quartet and continue to actively perform chamber music in their adult lives. 

Guests 21+ can enjoy a complimentary mug of mulled wine and non-alcoholic hot cider will also be served. Lastly, in an effort to carry the calm forward, all audience members will receive a digital booklet with their ticket that, in addition to fine art and photography, includes journal prompts and reflections for the weeks that follow.

Come join us in person, or tune in via livestream.


  • General Admission

    This is ticket includes one adult admission

    +$1.13 service fee
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  • Student Ticket

    This ticket includes one student admission.

    +$0.38 service fee
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    This ticket is for the Livestream only. A link will be included in your purchase confirmation email, please do not share this link with anyone outside your immediate family.

    +$0.38 service fee
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