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Nightly Holiday Caroling: Carmina & Illuminare

Now in its 17th year, the Willard InterContinental's holiday caroling lineup has evolved into one of the most comprehensive of its kind in Washington, DC with a wide array of highly accomplished choral and vocal ensembles from around the DC metropolitan area.

Join us in the hotel lobby from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for a holiday caroling performance by Carmina & Illuminare.

About Carmina & Illuminare

Carmina, directed by founder Vera Kochanowsky and assistant director Hubert Beckwith, has been performing early vocal music in the Washington DC area regularly since 1998. Carmina has been praised by both The Baltimore Sun and The Washington Post and was also featured in the Washingtonian magazine articles “Perfect Pitch” and “Good Arts Groups You Might Not Know About.”

The women’s vocal ensemble Illuminare, Carmina’s sister organization formed in 2006, is directed by Vera Kochanowsky. Illuminare has established a reputation in the Washington area for tastefully persuasive interpretations of early repertoire.