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Live Arts Maryland Opening Classical Concert

The Live Arts Maryland season-opening classical concerts last month became an elegant prelude to two beloved holiday traditions offered by Anne Arundel County's largest performing arts group.

The group, consisting of the 170-voice Annapolis Chorale, the Annapolis Chamber Orchestra and the Annapolis Youth Chorus, along with several stellar soloists, will offer two performances of the annual Celebration of Christmas concert on Dec. 8 and 9 at Maryland Hall — featuring the return of guitarist Piotr Pakhomkin.

Next up will be three weekend performances from Dec. 16-18 of Handel's "Messiah" at St. Anne's Church that will feature tenor Adam Caughey, who impressed...