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Holiday Concert—December 2, 2018

Sunday, December 2, 2018
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]

Evanston Dance Ensemble [learn more]

The Evanston Symphony Holiday Gospel Choir

Evanston Children’s Choir [learn more]

ETHS Advanced Vocal Ensemble

Audience Sign-a-long

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 $40
Children under 18 years old $15

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 $110

*Preferred seating tickets only available for advance sale

Sample 2018 Concert Program

subject to change

EVANSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Lawrence Eckerling, Music Director

NORTH SHORE CHORAL SOCIETY

Julia Davids, Music Director

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 2, 2018 3:00 PM 
EVANSTON TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL

 


 

PROGRAM

            

Anderson   Sleigh Ride

 

Berlin/Bennett   White Christmas

 

Mager   Kling Glöckchen Kling

Evanston Children’s Choir

 

Tchaikovsky   Waltz of the Flowers from The Nutcracker

 

Humperdinck   Song of the Sandman, Evening Prayer and Dream Pantomime from Hansel and Gretel

Evanston Dance Ensemble

 

King/Eckerling   Stand By Me

Evanston Symphony Gospel Choir

 

Case   Rocket Sleigh

 

Prokofiev   Troika from Lt. Kije

Evanston Dance Ensemble ede2

 

 

INTERMISSION

 

Kay   Deck The Halls With Boughs of Holly (A Merry Fugue)

 

Marks   Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

Evanston Dance Ensemble

 

Handel   From Judas Maccabeus :

Chorus – “See The Conquering Hero”

March

Chorus – “Sing Unto God”

North Shore Choral Society
Evanston Childrens’ Choir

 

Forrest   Angels from the Realms of Glory

North Shore Choral Society

 

Wendel Wonderland of Snow Medley

North Shore Choral Society

 

Handel   “Hallelujah Chorus” from Messiah

North Shore Choral Society

 

Finnegan   Christmas Carol Sing-along

North Shore Choral Society

 

Handel/Warren/Jackson/Kibble/Higgens/Schiff 
Hallelujah from Quincy Jones’ 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)
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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)