The Seattle Symphony Celebrates the Holidays With a Full Month of Festive Performances this December, 2011
The Seattle Symphony celebrates the holidays with a full month of festive performances each December. This season sees the return of the Orchestra’s popular traditional holiday offerings, including five performances of Holiday Pops with Marvin Hamlisch (December 8-11); four performances of Handel’s Messiah (December 16–18); and four performances of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony lead by Conductor Laureate Gerard Schwarz, including the New Year’s Eve: Concert, Countdown and Celebration (December 28–31).
The Symphony’s wide array of programming also includes two concerts specifically designed for children and families: Discover Music: The Snowman (December 3) and Kindermusik’s® Holiday Symphony Serenade (December 10); as well as Canadian Brass (December 12 & 13); Go Tell It on the Mountain: The Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Show (December 20); and A Festival of Lessons and Carols (December 21).
For more information, and to see the entire lineup, visit: www.seattlesymphony.org/symphony/