'Tis the Season with the ASO

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Symphonic Holiday Celebration

December 3 at 2:30pm | Thompson High School Performing Arts Center

Gather around your friends and family as the ASO performs Holiday classics you know and love.

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Home for the Holidays with the ASO Chorus

December 9 at 7pm | BJCC Concert Hall

Deck the halls with the ASO, Chris Confessore, and the ASO Chorus! Sing along to holiday favorites, hear timeless classics, and enjoy the spirit of the season! Local performers Kristi Tingle Higginbotham and Dolores Hydock will return to join the orchestra and chorus in bringing the holidays alive!

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Merry & Bright!

December 10 at 2pm & 4pm | Riverchase Galleria

Hear holiday favorites from the Alabama Symphony Youth Orchestra while you shop! Performances are FREE and open to the public, and take place by the Carousel.

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Handel's Messiah

December 22 at 7pm & December 23 at 2:30pm | UAB's Alys Stephens Center

Witness one of the ASO’s most beloved holiday traditions! A fixture of the holiday season, Handel’s Messiah features the iconic Hallelujah chorus and sweeping solos portraying one of the greatest stories ever told. Gary Thor Wedow returns to lead the orchestra in a historically informed performance. This will be his first time back on the beautiful Alys Stephens Center stage since 2012.

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New Year's Eve: A Viennese Celebration

December 31 at 6pm | UAB's Alys Stephens Center

Toast the end of 2023 with a nod to the Vienna Philharmonic’s New Year’s Day performances and a glass of bubbly. Maestro Chris Confessore will take the podium to lead the ASO in a selection of Strauss family favorites and more!

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