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Holiday Concert—December 11, 2022

December 11, 2022
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 reindeer!

 

See below for a sample of the program.

Evanston Township High School Auditorium

1600 Dodge Avenue, Evanston
See map.

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Health & Safety

All people 12 and older must show proof of vaccination against COVID-19 and a photo ID. Children under 12 are welcome if accompanied by a vaccinated adult.

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-Christian, Assistant Conductor

 

EVANSTON DANCE ENSEMBLE
Christina Ernst, Artistic Director
Kara Roseborough, Artistic Director, ede2

 

CHICAGO BALLET ARTS
Maliwan Diemer, Artistic & Executive Director

 

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

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2021 3:00 PM
EVANSTON TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL

 

PROGRAM

Holiday Fanfare Medley #1

Stephenson

 


“Entrance of the Queen of Sheba” from Solomon

Handel


Evanston Dance Ensemble

 

 


Symph-Hanukkah

Arr. Jaffe

 

 


Oh What a Pretty Little Baby

Wright/arr. Eckerling


Evanston Symphony Holiday Gospel Choir

 

 


Carol Symphony

Hely-Hutchinson

 

I. Adeste Fideles  
II. Scherzo — God Rest You Merry Gentlemen


Chicago Ballet Arts

 

IV. Finale — Here We Come a Wassailing


Chicago Ballet Arts


 

INTERMISSION

 

Sleigh Ride

Anderson

 


“And The Glory Of The Lord” from Messiah

Handel


North Shore Choral Society

 


Donkey Carol

Rutter


North Shore Choral Society

 


Shepherd’s Pipe Carol

Rutter


North Shore Choral Society


“Hallelujah Chorus” from Messiah

Handel


North Shore Choral Society

 


Nutcracker Suite (after Tchaikovsky)

Ellington/Strayhorn Adapted by Tyzik
Overture
Peanut Brittle Brigade (March)


Evanston Dance Ensemble

 


Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Marks/Stephenson

Evanston Dance Ensemble

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)
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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)