Alabama Symphony Orchestra holiday concert is Dec. 6 at THS

FROM STAFF REPORTS

The Alabama Symphony Orchestra will present the 2019 Symphonic Holiday Celebration on Friday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m. at Thompson High School’s Performing Arts Center.

The concert will feature holiday classics that residents know and love. Led by ASO Assistant Conductor Kevin Fitzgerald, the ASO will play delightful holiday music that will inspire visions of sugar plums and bountiful sleigh rides as the music of the season fills the hall. From “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”, Leroy Anderson’s “Sleigh Ride,” to Tchaikovsky’s timeless “Nutcracker,” this concert is an opportunity for friends and family to gather and enjoy the spirit of the holiday season.

“We are honored to be able to ring in the holiday season with Shelby County residents at Thompson High School’s Performing Arts Center,” said Mark Patrick, ASO interim executive director and general manager. “The ASO musicians and staff are incredibly grateful for the opportunity to bring our education concerts and other special programs to new audiences south of Birmingham. We believe in giving back to our community and are appreciative of the unwavering support we have received from Alabaster City Schools, the Shelby County Commission, Alabaster Arts Council and Shelby County Arts Council. We look forward to fostering these partnerships and changing lives through music for years to come.”

The doors open at 6 p.m. General Admission tickets are $15. The cost is $7 for students and children 18 years old and younger. Tickets and more information are available at Alabamasymphony.org/.