Wednesday, November 27 | Submitted by Jeana Varney | Downtown Central
The Springfield Symphony invites you to join them for its special holiday concert, featuring musical favorites from the season as well as a sing-a-long for the audience to join in the merriment. Saturday, December 14 at 7:30 p.m. at Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts.
“This holiday pops concert is a mix of moving scared carols, classical Christmas tunes, and popular holiday favorites, said Kyle Wiley Pickett, conductor/music director for the Springfield Symphony Orchestra. “The orchestra and I are looking forward to celebrating the upcoming holiday season with our audience members and this is a fun way for the whole family to get in the spirit of the holiday season!”
The concert will feature performances of Corelli’s Christmas Concerto a gorgeous baroque string music piece, Brahms’ Lo How a Rose, a romantic take on the medieval sacred carol, Haydn’s charming Toy Symphony which usually uses 18th century children’s toys but the orchestra will be doing it with a twist, Sheldon’s arrangement of favorite holiday tunes, A Most Wonderful Christmas, Holcombe’s Festive Sounds of Hanukah, Gabrieli’s Canzon Septimi Toni No. 1, an antiphonal brass piece written for European Renaissance cathedrals, and Finnegan’s Carol Sing-a-long.
Tickets are currently on sale at the Juanita K. Hammons Hall box office, and can be purchased by calling (417) 836-7678, or online at www.missouristatetix.com. Ticket prices range from $11 – $36, and discounts are available for students and seniors.
Kyle Wiley Pickett is available for any interviews or questions. Please feel free to email Pickett at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (530) 680-7440. The concert is being sponsored by Mercy, Reliable Superstore, KGBX, and Digital LunchBox.
The Springfield Symphony Orchestra is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Additional funding for all Springfield Symphony Orchestra programming is provided by the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency. For more information, visit www.springfieldmosymphony.org.
Springfield Symphony Orchestra
411 N. Sherman Parkway
Springfield, MO 65802