01
December
8:00 am — 8:55 pm
@ St. George Maronite Cathedral

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Opening Concert – Messa di Gloria – Giacomo Puccini

  Tuesday 1 Opening Night: Messa di Gloria – Giacomo Puccini After Carnegie Hall Debut in May 2015 Bechara Moufarrej, Tenor – Salvatore Grigoli, Baritone – Antonine University & NDU Choirs Khalil Rahme, o.m.m, Choir Master Orchestra Giovanile Mediterranea, Palermo – Toufic Maatouk o.a.m, Conductor In collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute in Beirut, Université Antonine and Notre Dame University Saint George Maronite Cathedral | 20:00

02
December
8:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. Elie Greek Catholic Cathedral

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A Night of Contemporary Arabic Music – Asil Ensemble

Wednesday 2: A Night of Contemporary Arabic Music Asil Ensemble Firas Andari Shahrout, Oud – Mohamad Antar, Nay – Barakat Jabbour, Violin – Bilal Bitar,  Santour – Reda Bitar, Alto Violin – Imad Hashisho, Cello – Ali Hout,  Riqq – Farah Kaddour, Soprano Oud – Abed Kobeissy,  Tanbour & Buzuq  – Ghassan Sahhab, Qanun – Mustafa Said, Oud & Composition Saint Elie Greek Catholic Cathedral | 20:00

03
December
8:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. Maron Church

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Corinne Metni & Guest Artists

Thursday 3: Corinne Metni and Guests Artists Elianne Saade – Bechara Moufarrej – Teddy Nasr – Orchestra Giovanile Mediterranea, Palermo – Sebastien Bagnoud, Conductor. In collaboration with the Embassy of Switzerland in Lebanon Saint Maron Church | Gemmayzeh | 20:00

04
December
8:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. Maron Church

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An Angelic Sound – Xavier de Maistre

Friday 4: An Angelic Sound Xavier De Maistre, Harp First prize of the International harp competition of Bloomington, Indiana St. Maron Church | Gemmayzeh | 20:00

05
December
8:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ Saint Nichan Armenian Othodox Church

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Armenian Mosaic IV

Saturday 5: Armenian Mosaic IV Kamila Yerkanian-Keshishian, Piano – Zakar Keshishian, Duduk and Shvi St. Nishan Orthodox Church | 20:00

06
December
6:00 pm — 7:00 pm
@ All Saints Anglican Church

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Lebanese School of Blind & Deaf Choir

Sunday 6: Lebanese School of Blind & Deaf Choir All Saints Church | 18:00

06
December
8:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. Elie Armenian Catholic Cathedral

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Armenian Traditional Christmas – Groong Choir

Sunday 6: Armenian Traditional Christmas Groong Choir – Edouard Torikian, Conductor St. Elie Armenian Catholic Cathedral | 20:00

07
December
8:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. Elie Church

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Romanze di Tosti – Salon de musique of the Belle Époque

Monday 7: Romanze di Tosti – Salon de musique of the Belle Époque On the occasion of the centenary of the death of the Italian composer Francesco Paolo Tosti Artemisa Repa, Soprano – Fabio Centanni, Piano St. Elie Kantari | 20:00

08
December
8:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. Louis Capuchin Church

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Impressive Duo

Tuesday 8: Impressive Duo Boris Andrianov, Cello  First prize of Rostropovich competition Alexander Ghindin, Piano  First prize of Tchaikovsky competition St. Louis Capuchin | 20:00

09
December
8:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. Elie Church

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Maronite Christmas / Hallelouia

Wednesday 9: Maronite Christmas Qolo ‘Atiqo Choir – Fr. Miled Tarabay, Conductor St. Elie Kantari | 20:00

10
December
8:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. George Orthodox Cathedral

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Greek Orthodox Liturgy

Thursday 10: Greek Orthodox Liturgy St. Romanos Choir – Father Romanos Gebran, Conductor St. George Orthodox Cathedral | 20:00

11
December
8:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. George Maronite Cathedral

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Beethoven Symphony No. 1 and Premiere Piano Concerto of Naji Hakim

Friday 11: Beethoven Symphony No. 1 and Premiere Piano Concerto of Naji Hakim Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra – Claire Foison, Piano – Francesco Lanzillotta, Conductor In collaboration with Centre du Patrimoine Musical Libanais and the Lebanese National Higher Conservatory of Music In memory of Mr. Farid Raphael with special thanks to Banque Libano Française St. George Maronite Cathedral | 20:00

12
December
8:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. Maron Church

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Technique Doesn’t Exist – Julien Libeer

Saturday 12: Technique Doesn’t Exist Julien Libeer, Piano St. Maron Church Gemmayzeh | 20:00

13
December
6:00 pm — 7:00 pm
@ St. Louis Capuchin Church

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Children’s Christmas Carols

Sunday 13: Children’s Christmas Carols Ecole de Musique Antonine Children Choir – Nelly Maatouk, Conductor St. Louis Capuchin | 18:00

13
December
8:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. Elie Church

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Avanesyan Piano Trio

Sunday 13: Avanesyan Piano Trio Hrachya Avanesyan, Violin – Aleksander Chavshyan, Cello – Julien Libeer, Piano St. Elie Kantari | 20:00

14
December
8:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ Notre Dame des Dons Church

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A Tenor Christmas!

Monday 14: A Tenor Christmas! Elya Francis, Tenor – Fausto Di Benedetto, Piano Notre Dame Al Ataya, Achrafieh | 20:00

15
December
8:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. Elie Greek Catholic Cathedral

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Christmas Tradition from the Orient

Tuesday 15: Christmas Tradition from the Orient St. Stephanos the Melode Choir – Bachir Osta, Conductor St. Elie Greek Catholic Cathedral | 20:00

16
December
8:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. Louis Capuchin Church

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All Handel!

Wednesday 16: All Handel! Ensemble la Lira d’Orfeo – Raffaele Pe, Countertenor Andrea Rognogni, violin – Heriberto Delgado, violin – Giovanni De Rosa, viola – Marco Frezzato, cello – Simone Vallerotonda, theorbo & baroque guitar In collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute in Beirut St. Louis Capuchin | 20:00

17
December
8:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. Maron Church

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Ghada Shbeir

Thursday 17: Ghada Shbeir St. Maron Church | Gemmayzeh | 20:00

18
December
8:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ National Evangelical Church

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Lebanese Traditional Music

Friday 18: Lebanese Traditional Music Fayha Choir – Barkev Teslakian, Conductor National Evangelical Church | 20:00

19
December
6:00 pm — 7:00 pm
@ Saint Nichan Armenian Othodox Church

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Beirut Youth Choir

Saturday 19: Beirut Youth Choir Yassmina Sabbah, Conductor – Krista Kashouh, Piano St. Nishan Church | 18:00 The BYC is a vocal ensemble of talented young singers, gathered from different High Schools across Beirut. The ensemble will perform a wide repertoire ranging from Renaissance to Contemporary choral music, featuring works by Tallis, Vivaldi, Poulenc, Gjeilo and others

19
December
8:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. Joseph Church

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Music from Vienna

Saturday 19: Music from Vienna Concilium Musicum Wien, Christophe Angerer, Conductor In collaboration with the Austrian Embassy in Beirut St. Joseph Church | Monot | 20:00

20
December
6:00 pm — 7:00 pm
@ National Evangelical Church

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Christmas for the Homeless Children

Sunday 20: Gargatch Children Choir of Hamazkayin Zakar Keshishian, Conductor – Liana Harutyounian, Piano National Evangelical Church | 18:00

20
December
8:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. Elie Greek Catholic Cathedral

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The Festival Concert

  Sunday 20: The Festival Concert Mira Akiki, Soprano – Ihab Jammal, Violin – Bassel El Baba, Piano St. Elie Greek Catholic Cathedral | 20:00

21
December
6:00 pm — 7:00 pm
@ National Evangelical Church

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La Chanterie de Beyrouth

Monday 21: La Chanterie de Beyrouth Noha Hatem, Conductor – Isabelle Issahakian, Piano National Evangelical Church | 18:00

21
December
8:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. Elie Church

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Samar Salame

Monday 21: Samar Salame, Soprano St. Elie Kantari | 20:00

22
December
8:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. Maron Church

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Christmas Concert: “A Tribute to Beirut Orpheus Choir”

  Tuesday 22:  A Tribute to Beirut Orpheus Choir Beirut Chants Festival and The Peace and Prosperity Trust in aid of The Peace and Prosperity Trust scholarship fund present a Christmas Concert: “A tribute to the Beirut Orpheus Choir” Corinne Metni, Soprano – Samar Salame, Soprano – Miranda Heldt, Soprano Angela Simkin, Mezzo Soprano – Julian Issa, Tenor – Julien Van Mellaerts, Baritone Rajai Khouri, Guest Baritone – Antonine University Choir – Toby Purser and Toufic Maatouk o.a.m, Conductors In collaboration with Peace & Prosperity Trust in UK St. Maron…

23
December
8:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ St. Maron Church

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Closing Concert: Opera Arias

Wednesday 23 Closing Concert: Opera Arias Cinzia Forte, Soprano – Maurizio Agostini, Piano In Collaboration with Teatro di San Carlo- Napoli- Italy St. Maron Church | Gemmayzeh | 20:00