Boston Pops Opens Holiday Tour in Virginia

Classic Arts News   Boston Pops Opens Holiday Tour in Virginia
 
The Boston Pops kicks off an eight-city holiday tour tonight with a concert at the Ted Constant Convocation Center in Norfolk, Virginia.

The tour, which features the vocal group New York Voices, includes stops in West Point, New York; Newark, New Jersey; Danville, Kentucky; Normal, Illinois, Milwaukee; and Appleton, Wisconsin. Keith Lockhart conducts.

The program includes a suite from Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker, traditional carols, and contemporary Christmas songs. Each concert closes with a sing-along medley of favorites including "Jingle Bells," "Frosty the Snowman," and "We Wish You a Merry Christmas."

The tour concludes on December 7, just before the Pops begins a run of holiday concerts at Boston's Symphony Hall.

Tickets are available through ticketmaster.com unless otherwise noted.

Friday, November 25, 8 p.m.
Ted Constant Convocation Center
Norfolk, Va.
Tickets: www.constantcenter.com

Saturday, November 26, 8 p.m.
Eisenhower Theater
West Point, N.Y.
Tickets: www.telecharge.com

Sunday, November 27, 8 p.m.
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Newark, N.J.
Tickets: www.njpac.org

Friday, December 2, 8 p.m.
Newlin Hall, Centre College
Danville, Ky.
Tickets: 1-877-HITSHOW

Saturday, December 3, 7 p.m.
UIC Pavilion, University of Illinois (Circle)
Chicago

Monday, December 5, 8 p.m.
Braden Auditorium, Illinois State University
Normal, Ill.

Tuesday, December 6, 7:30 p.m.
Milwaukee Theater
Milwaukee

Wednesday, December 7, 7:30 p.m.
Fox Cities Performing Arts Center
Appleton, Wis.


Recommended Reading: