Nashville Symphony decks the concert hall with music this holiday season

The Nashville Symphony rings in the festivities this season with three exciting treasures that promise fun for all families.

The three specials include: a Christmas Special with José Feliciano, on Friday, December 14 and Saturday December 15 at 8 p.m.; the Ann & Monroe Family Trust Pied Piper children’s concert, “Happy Holidays!,” on Saturday, December 15 at 11 a.m.; and Handel’s beloved Messiah, on Thursday, December 20 at 7 p.m. and Friday, December 21 and Saturday, December 22 at 8 p.m.
 
Comdata Special Event:
Christmas Special with José Feliciano: Friday, December 14 and Saturday, December 15 at 8 p.m.
Best known for Christmas favorite “Feliz Navidad,” Puerto Rican guitarist and vocalist José Feliciano is recognized as the first Latin artist to crossover into the American music industry. This 16-time Grammy Award-winning artist joins the Nashville Symphony to celebrate the holiday season with holiday favorites such as Little Drummer Boy, The First Noel and more.

Tickets range from $30-$100 (plus convenience fee) and can be purchased by calling the Symphony Center box office at 615.687.6400 or by going on-line to nashvillesymphony.org. This program is made possible through the generous support of Comdata.

The Ann & Monroe Carell Family Trust Pied Piper Series:
Happy Holidays!:  Saturday, November 15 at 11 a.m.
Blair Children’s Chorus joins Assistant Conductor Kelly Corcoran and the Nashville Symphony in a program that includes selections from Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, Rimsky-Korsakov’s Snow Maiden and Prokofiev’s Winter Bonfire Suite, among other works.  
Pre-concert activities begin at 10 a.m. and include holiday crafts, temporary tattoo stations, NSOKids.org workstations, an instrument petting zoo, storybook nook and a possible visit from a surprise guest.
Tickets for children are $12.50 and adults are $25 (plus convenience fee) and can be purchased by calling the Symphony Center box office at 615.687.6400 or by going on-line to nashvillesymphony.org. This Pied Piper program is made possible by the generous support of the Ann & Monroe Carell Family Trust and Publix Super Markets Charities.

Comdata Special Event:
Handel’s Messiah:  Thursday, December 20 at 7 p.m. and Friday, December 21 and Saturday, December 22 at 8 p.m.
A long-standing tradition, the Nashville Symphony and the Nashville Symphony Chorus join together once again for performances of Handel’s celebrated Messiah at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Featured soloists include Awet Andemicael, Jennifer Dudley, Thomas Cooley and Weston Hurt.
Tickets range from $35-$90 (plus convenience fee) and can be purchased by calling the Symphony Center box office at 615.687.6400 or by going on-line to nashvillesymphony.org.  This program is made possible by the generous support of Comdata.

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