Holiday music fans of all ages can experience the magic of the holiday season with the El Paso Symphony Orchestra’s Home for the Holidays concerts this weekend.
Led by Maestro Bohuslav Rattay, and joined by the UTEP Choral Union, the program On December 3 and 4, at 7:30pm at the Plaza Theatre will include audience participation with several sing-alongs to include Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus” from the Messiah.
In addition, it will feature music from popular holiday family movies Home Alone and the Polar Express. Special guests include Laura Tate Goldman performing holiday favorites like Winter Wonderland and Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree and tenor Brian Downen will lend his voice on O Holy Night and The Road Home.
Home for the Holidays is generously sponsored by Judy and Kirk Robison.
Laura Tate Goldman received international acclaim with her fifth album, Laura Tate: Live From El Paso which was filmed and recorded at El Paso’s McKelligon Canyon Amphitheatre. The concert was a fundraiser for the El Paso Community Foundation’s, Laura Tate Fund for the Arts, which provides arts education for the underserved.
The album maintained the No. 1 spot on the Root Music Reports for over six months and was named a Global Music Bronze Medal winner. Laura signed a record deal with Nola Blue Records/Sony International and has been working with her band and producer in Los Angeles on her sixth album to be released in spring 2022.
Tickets are on sale now and may be purchased at epso.org, ticketmaster.com or by calling the EPSO office at (915) 532-3776. Prices are $46, $41, $35, $22 and $16 plus fees. Student tickets for $9 and $12 plus fees are available.
LEARN MORE: Join Jessie O’Hara Maestas prior to each performance at Opening Notes, 6:30pm in the Philanthropy Theatre, to get insights on the program, composers and artist.
Friday, December 3, 2021 and Saturday, December 4, 2021 6:30pm Philanthropy Theatre (Free)
Concerts: “Home For the Holidays”
Friday, December 3, 2021 and Saturday, December 4, 2021, 7:30pm Plaza Theatre
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