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'Tis the season for holiday planning with the Colorado Symphony

Colorado Christmas, Messiah by Candlelight, Too Hot to Handel and A Night in Vienna return; one-night-only special Celtic Woman and Pops Series Bugs Bunny at the Symphony make the season bright

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PRLog (Press Release) - Sep. 16, 2011 - While the holiday season is still just a vision of sugarplums dancing in our heads, today is the best time to make plans to celebrate the holidays with the Colorado Symphony. By purchasing tickets before the first snowflakes fall, concertgoers will secure not only their preferred seats and dates, but the lowest prices as well. This season, many traditional concert events return to Boettcher Concert Hall, including the enchanting Colorado Christmas, the jazzy Too Hot to Handel and the wonderful New Year's celebration, A Night in Vienna. The Colorado Symphony also returns to Montview Boulevard Presbyterian Church for three performances of the uplifting Messiah by Candlelight and introduces a new family-friendly concert, Bugs Bunny at the Symphony. And, the captivating Irish music sensation Celtic Woman joins the Colorado Symphony for one magical night only – a concert that is already close to selling out.

Not only do Colorado Symphony holiday concerts offer a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the holidays, they are an ideal gift for everyone on your list. Whether you are looking for a family-friendly outing or a sophisticated evening of magnificent music, Colorado Symphony holiday concerts offer something unique for every taste.

Be sure to make your plans early to make the season bright with the Colorado Symphony! Tickets are on sale now for these stellar holiday concerts:

Colorado Christmas

Friday, December 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 10 at 2:30 p.m. AND Saturday, December 10 at 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 11 at 2:30 p.m.
Tickets currently start from $25.

‘Tis the season to celebrate with music! Join the Colorado Symphony and Chorus, Colorado Children’s Chorale and vocalists in a program of festive music. At Colorado Christmas, audiences enjoy the enchantment of traditional Christmas carols, winter classics and contemporary holiday songs. Special lighting and magical guests from the North Pole make this holiday classic complete. An ideal concert for the whole family!

Messiah by Candlelight
All performances at Montview Boulevard Presbyterian Church.

Tuesday, December 13 at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, December 14 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, December 18 at 5:30 p.m.
Tickets currently start from $25.

The Colorado Symphony presents Messiah by Candlelight – Handel’s sacred masterwork performed in the intimate setting of Montview Boulevard Presbyterian Church. A traditional December event around the world, Handel’s Messiah is synonymous with Christmas music. From the thrills of the “Hallelujah Chorus” to the exquisiteness of the soprano aria “I know that my Redeemer liveth,” Messiah is replete with joyful sincerity. Last year, these concerts sold out. Don’t miss your chance to experience this uplifting performance that captures the dramatic intensity, sensitivity and undeniable appeal of a true masterpiece.

Too Hot to Handel

Friday, December 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets currently start from $25.

Called “the jazziest, most soulful reinterpretation of Handel's Messiah you'll ever hear” by the New York Post, Too Hot to Handel takes the timeless brilliance of Handel’s classic oratorio and infuses it with a blend of jazz, gospel, rock and R&B. Join Marin Alsop, the Colorado Symphony, mass chorus and special guest vocalists for the 14th annual jazzy retelling of Handel’s great classic.

Celtic Woman **Limited tickets remain!

Wednesday, December 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets currently start from $51.

The captivating Irish music sensation Celtic Woman comes to Denver just in time for Christmas! Don’t miss the chance to experience the magic of Celtic Woman on their very first symphony orchestra tour, featuring a mix of Celtic, New Age and holiday classics. Celtic Woman’s symphony tour is limited to 13 orchestras only and the Colorado Symphony is excited to be part of this memorable evening. This one-night-only concert with Celtic Woman will undoubtedly warm your heart on a cold winter’s night.

Bugs Bunny at the Symphony

Friday, December 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets currently start from $25.

Warner Bros. presents Bugs Bunny at the Symphony, the celebrated sequel to Bugs Bunny on Broadway, featuring a new fusion of on-screen Looney Tunes with live Colorado Symphony accompaniment. Spotlighting original classics and an enlarged “cast” of Warner Bros. animated characters and cartoons, this is a wonderful opportunity to introduce younger generations to the classical music – and classic animation – you treasured as a child.

A Night in Vienna

Saturday, December 31 at 6:30 p.m.
Tickets currently start from $25.

Let the Colorado Symphony sweep you away to revel in A Night in Vienna and the music that made Austria’s ballrooms famous. Concertgoers will enjoy such “Waltz King” classics as Kaiser-Walzer (Emperor Waltzes), Radetzky March, Unter Donner und Blitz (Thunder and Lightning Polka) and of course, On the Beautiful Blue Danube. Afterwards, take a stroll down to the 16th Street Mall for the fireworks display and still get home before the clock strikes midnight.

Tickets: Tickets are on sale now at

www.coloradosymphony.org
http://www.coloradosymphony.org/

, the Colorado Symphony Box Office: (303) 623-7876 or (877) 292-7979 or in-person in the lobby of Boettcher Concert Hall in the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Hours are Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.


Full artist biographies and photos available upon request.

Media Contact
Margaret A. Williams
Office: 303.308.2472
Mobile: 808.551.6062
mwilliams@coloradosymphony.org
mailto:mwilliams@coloradosymphony.org

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The state’s only full-time professional orchestra, the Colorado Symphony embraces a tradition of musical excellence by presenting a diverse array of symphonic performances throughout the year. The Colorado Symphony presents outstanding education and outreach programs, as well as Masterworks, Pops, Holiday, Family, and the exciting new Inside the Score series that has attracted a historic level of first-time concertgoers. By presenting music that is both timeless and inspiring, while taking risks with new musical collaborations and interactive concerts, the Colorado Symphony is attracting more diverse and younger audiences than ever before. The increasing popularity of Colorado Symphony concerts as well as a strong fund-raising base not only re-affirms the artistic excellence of the orchestra, but also reflects the deep-rooted enthusiasm for symphonic music felt by so many individuals across the region. For more information about the Colorado Symphony, visit www.coloradosymphony.org.

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