Holiday Music Performances

Who doesn’t enjoy a good holiday tune? Thankfully Downtown Seattle is packed with great musical performances that everyone can enjoy.

Morlot Conducts Mahler

Experience what could arguably be considered Mahler’s most carefree composition. With an opening that features playful sleigh bells and an ending that illustrates a child’s imagination of life in heaven, this lighthearted performance is a must see.

Seattle Symphony

Location: Benaroya Hall

Nov. 29 and Dec. 1

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Baby It’s Cold Outside

Bring your friends and ring in the holidays with a unique blend of song, dance, and comedy. Enjoy a mix of traditional holiday tunes and tropical locales.

Seattle Men’s Chorus

Location: Benaroya Hall

Nov. 30 – Dec. 22

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Kindermusik Holiday Spectacular – A Family Concert

 

Enjoy the collection of holiday favorites from all over the world, complete with an audience sing-along. Engage your youngest music-lover with 35 minutes of interactive programs featuring musical games, stories and songs.

Seattle Symphony

Location: Benaroya Hall

Dec. 1

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Sweet Honey in the Rock: Celebrating the Holydays 

If you have yet to do so, be sure to RSVP on Facebook for a chance to watch this Grammy award-winning female a cappella ensemble.

Location: The Triple Door

Dec. 4 & 5

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Holiday Pops

Join Jeff Tyzik, the Seattle Symphony’s newly appointed Principal Pops Conductor, and enjoy this fun popular, family-friendly event. This program features traditional Christmas carols, plus other familiar holiday tunes and an audience sing-along.

Seattle Symphony

Location: Benaroya Hall

Dec. 6 – 9

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Baroque Celebration!

This year the Seattle Baroque’s  joyful and festive  holiday program will have a new addition,  Kris Kwapis, to its already very talented group.

Location: Town Hall Seattle

Dec. 29

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Yefim Bronfman

Come enjoy the performance of Yefim Bronfman, who is widely regarded as one of the most talented pianists today. The Chicago Tribune has called his playing “…a marvel of digital dexterity, warmly romantic sentiment and jaw-dropping bravura.”

Seattle Symphony

Location: Benaroya Hall

Dec. 10

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Handel’s Messiah

Come enjoy one of the compositions that The Seattle Times called “one of the most spectacular compositional feats in music history.”

Seattle Symphony

Location: Benaroya Hall

Dec. 14 – 16

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An Irish Christmas with Eileen Ivers

Join violinist Eileen Ivers and enjoy this holiday program that showcases a unique Irish-fusion sound that draws from a wide range of musical styles.

Note: The performance will not include the Seattle Symphony

Location: Benaroya Hall

Dec. 18

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A Festival of Lessons & Carols

Come to Benaroya Hall to experience the annual program featuring the Nativity story told through readings, choral settings and audience carols.

Note: The performance will not include the Seattle Symphony

Location: Benaroya Hall

Dec. 23

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Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony 

Come greet the New Year with a classic holiday tradition, Beethoven’s mighty Ninth Symphony.

Seattle Symphony

Benaroya Hall

Dec. 28 – 30

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New Year’s Eve: Concert, Countdown and Celebration

Join the Seattle Symphony in welcoming the New Year! The event will start off  with Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony then a post-concert countdown and celebration.

Seattle Symphony

Benaroya Hall

Dec. 31

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