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Holiday Concert—December 12, 2021

December 12, 2021
3:00 p.m.

Evanston Symphony Holiday Concert

Make sure your holiday season starts with the best holiday event in Evanston!

Don’t miss enjoying these favorite Yule festivities with your family and friends … and you can take advantage of our special rates for a package of 2 adult tickets and 3 children’s tickets.

The award-winning Evanston Symphony Orchestra is joined by:

North Shore Choral Society [learn more]

Chicago Ballet Arts [learn more]

Evanston Dance Ensemble [learn more]

The Evanston Symphony Holiday Gospel Choir

and a …

BIG bonus for all kids from 1 to 101 — a visit from Santa and his elves!

 

See below for a sample of the program.

Evanston Township High School Auditorium

1600 Dodge Avenue, Evanston
See map.

Buy Single Tickets

Single Tickets

Advance Tickets:

Adults $25
Children under 18 years old $10

At-the-door Admission:

Adults $30
Children under 18 years old $10

Preferred Seating Area*:

Adults $50
Children under 18 years old $20

Buy Family Packages

Family Package

Advance Tickets:

Save $10
2 adults and 3 children only $70

At-the-door Admission:

Save $15
2 adults and 3 children only $75

Preferred Seating Area:*

2 adults and 3 children only $125

*Preferred seating tickets only available for advance sale

EVANSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Lawrence Eckerling, Music Director

 

NORTH SHORE CHORAL SOCIETY 
Julia Davids, Music Director
Tierra Whetstone, Apprentice Conductor

 

EVANSTON CHILDREN’S CHOIR
Gary Geiger, Artistic Director

 

EVANSTON SYMPHONY HOLIDAY GOSPEL CHOIR
Rev. Ken Cherry, Music Director

 

EVANSTON DANCE ENSEMBLE
Béa Rashid, Founding Director Christina Ernst, Artistic Director
Allison Kurtz Volkers, Artistic Director, ede2

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2019 3:00 PM
EVANSTON TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL

 

PROGRAM

A Christmas Overture
Nigel Hess

 

A Chanukah Overture
  Wendel

 

“Believe” from A Polar Express
Silvestri

Evanston Children’s Choir

 

Sleigh Ride
  Anderson

 

 

Oh What a Pretty Little Baby
  Wright/arr. Eckerling

Evanston Symphony Gospel Choir

 

 

From The Nutcracker Ballet
  Tchaikovsky

 

March

Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy

Russian Dance (Trepak)

Chinese Dance (Tea)

Spanish Dance (Chocolate)

Dance of the Reed Pipes (Mirlitons)

Waltz of the Flowers

 

Evanston Dance Ensemble

 

INTERMISSION

 

It’s Christmastime
Arr. Custer

 

Gloria
Bass

North Shore Choral Society

 

 

See, Amid the Winter’s Snow
Forrest

North Shore Choral Society

 

 

Angels in The Snow
  Rush

North Shore Choral Society

Evanston Children’s Choir

 

 

“Hallelujah Chorus” from Messiah
  Handel

North Shore Choral Society

 

 

Christmas Carol Sing-along
  Finnegan

North Shore Choral Society
Evanston Children’s Choir Audience

 

 

Hallelujah from Quincy Jones’
  Handel/Warren/Jackson/Kibble/Higgens/Schiff
Handel’s Messiah: A Soulful Celebration
ESO and All Choruses

Video

Get a glimpse of what our festive Holiday Concerts sound and look like.

Videos from previous years

Ballet dancers from the Evanston Dance Ensemble dance to Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Ballet, accompanied by the ESO.


Photos from previous years

By Strike2Photography: 2017 Evanston Symphony Holiday Concert
Dancers from Evanston Dance Ensemble performing in last year's concert.
(By Strike2Photography)
See more of these photos on our Facebook page

By Strike2Photography: 2017 Evanston Symphony Holiday Concert
The Holiday Concert Finale featuring the ESO orchestra, North Shore Choral Society, Evanston Children's Choir, Evanston Symphony Holiday Gospel Choir and, of course, Santa!
(By Strike2Photography)