Philadelphia Orchestra Announces Holiday Concert Schedule
From the legendary Broadway voice of Kristin Chenoweth to the glorious sounds of star soprano Angela Meade and a concert especially for children, The Philadelphia Orchestra‘s holiday programming is as varied as the season itself, and features a wide assortment of options for just about any listener.
The offerings kick off with a special early morning kids’ concert on December 5th at 11:30 am, lead by Lio Kuokman and featuring mezzo-soprano Anne Marie Stanley performing classic holiday carols and even some tunes from Disney’s Frozen.
Yannick Nézet-Séguin will take to the podium from December 11th through the 13th to present a grand staging of Handel’s Messiah, featuring singing stars Karina Gauvin, Karen Cargill, Christophe Dumaux, Andrew Staples, and Matthew Rose. Yannick will return on New Years Eve for a special concert at 7:30 pm, featuring the incomparable Angela Meade performing songs to ring in the new year.
Grammy-winner Bramwell Tovey will lead the orchestra in their popular The Glorious Sound of Christmas concert, which runs December 17th through the 20th, and features Tovey’s original song, the “Rittenhouse Carol.”
If you’re looking for the perfect way to kick off 2016, the amazing Kristin Chenoweth will be performing standards from the Broadway and Hollywood songbooks with the Orchestra for one night only on January 2nd. Or, if political satire is more your speed, The Capital Steps, which infuse musical and political comedy, will be performing a 2 pm show on January 3rd.
For tickets and more information on upcoming programing, visit the orchestra’s website.
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