|Christmas at the Cathedral|
The Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis presents Christmas at the Cathedral on Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m., December 9-11, at the cathedral at 4431 Lindell. "The Archdiocesan Adult Choirs and Orcheatra present a program of old and soon-to-be-new favorites to ring in the season, including John Rutter's Gloria." For more information: www.cathedralconcerts.org.
The Chamber Music Society of St. Louis presents Blown Away on Monday and Tuesday, December 5 and 6 at 7:30 p.m. "Let the CMSSL winds blow you away with a program of entertaining music from the classical period and a detour into the world of opera." The program includes music by Beethoven, Hummel, Mozart, Haydn, and Donizetti. The concerts take place in the Sheldon Ballroom at 3648 Washington. For more information: chambermusicstl.org.
The St. Louis Ambassadors of Harmony present Sounds of the Season on Friday at 8 p.m., and Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., and Sunday at 2 and 7 p.m. December 9-11. The a cappella chorus presents a show that combines comedy and the lighter side of popular holiday songs with classic carols and sacred music that tell the story of the season. The performance takes place at the Touhill Performing Arts Center on the UMSL campus. For more information: touhill.org.
|Kevin McBeth and the IN UNISON Chorus|
The St. Louis Symphony presents A Mannheim Steamroller Christmas on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m., December 9-11 at Powell Symphony Hall, 718 North Grand. “The STL Symphony performs the sounds of Mannheim Steamroller Christmas at Powell Hall for the first time ever this holiday season. The modern symphonic arrangements of Christmas songs made famous by Chip Davis include yuletide favorites like “Carol of the Bells,” “Silent Night,” “Deck the Halls” and many more.” The performance takes place at Powell Symphony Hall, 718 North Grand in Grand Center. For more information: stlsymphony.org.
The Washington University Department of Music presents student recital on Monday, December 5, at 8 p.m. The concert features Ian Marshall, guitar; Shushen Hou and Yueqi Du, piano; Henry Cummings, baritone with Nicole Aldrich, piano; and Ethan Schueler, organ. The concert includes music by Brahms, Mozart, Beethoven, and Marcel Dupré. The performance takes place in Graham Chapel on the Washington University campus. For more information, music.wustl.edu.
The Washington University Department of Music presents a Messiah Sing-Along on Sunday, December 11, at 3 p.m. Nicole Aldrich will direct organist Nicholas Bideler and soloists Tamara Miller-Campbell, soprano; Hank Hantak, countertenor; Keith Wehmeier, tenor; and Mark Freiman, bass. The performance takes place in Graham Chapel on the Washington University campus. For more information, music.wustl.edu.