And tutus, too!
Visions of sugar plums dance in your head — and down the aisles — at Holiday Cheer! Showcasing selections from Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s popular wintertime ballet, The Nutcracker, Cherry Creek Dance transports you into a young girl’s Christmas dream of tin soldiers, dancing snowflakes and sugary sweets. Arvada Chorale joins in the festivities to sing more of your beloved carols at everyone’s favorite seasonal celebration!
The Twelve Days of Christmas
Arr. Shaw & Bennett
The Many Moods of Christmas Suite No. 4
Tchaikovsky, orch. Golan
Selections from The Nutcracker: Overture; “March;” Spanish Dance, Arabian Dance, Chinese Dance
Hanukkah Festival Overture
Tchaikovsky, orch. Golan
Selections from The Nutcracker: “Snow Pas de Deux;” Dance of the Mirlitons, Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, Russian Dance
Arr. Carl Rutti
I wonder as I wander
“Hallelujah Chorus” from The Messiah
A Holly Jolly Sing-Along!
Lawrence is acclaimed for his vibrant, inspired performances, imaginative...
Lawrence is acclaimed for his vibrant, inspired performances, imaginative programming and evocative command of different styles and composers. In addition to his position as Music Director of the Denver Philharmonic, he is also Music Director of the York Symphony Orchestra in Pennsylvania, the Yakima Symphony Orchestra in Washington state, and the Lamont Symphony Orchestra & Opera Theatre at the University of Denver.
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We host activities before, during and after each concert. More Than Music events are free to attend for all ticket holders. You can save your concert hall seats by displaying the “Save The Seat” message printed on the back cover of our concert programs.
UClub Dinner Date (Dec. 20 only) 🍽
Grab a casual bite to eat before the concert at The University Club, located across the street from the hall. Enjoy a special meal (details TBA) and a glass of red or white wine for $25/person; Kids meal available for $12. Call 303.861.4267 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to make a reservation, starting at 6:00pm. Full bar available for purchase.
Beer & Wine 🍻
Toast the concert with a can of cold, Colorado craft beer or a glass of red or white wine from Total Wine. Sorry kids, this More than Music event is 21+ only. $6.
OMG SANTA 🎅
Everyone’s favorite jolly elf will make a special photo op appearance, and then you too will be able to say, “I KNOW HIM!!!”
Hot Cocoa Bar 🍫
Sugar rush! Load your hot cocoa up with all kinds of marshmallows, candy canes and whipped cream!
Non Sibi String Quartet 🎻
Get in the holiday spirit with a prelude by the talented young musicians from the Denver Young Artists Orchestra. Starting at 6:15pm / 1:15pm in the lobby. Get a preview!
Reception & Bake Sale 🍪
Get your hands on some cookies and homemade holiday treats! Diets don’t start ’til January.
Complimentary Coffee ☕️
Our friends at Purple Door Coffee will be brewing java for you to enjoy.
Nightcap (Dec. 20 only) 🥃
After the concert, join DPO musicians, staff, board members and volunteers for a drink just across the street at The University Club. Full bar available for purchase.