Christmas Concert–Musical Arts Singers
Sunday December 16, 2018, 3 PM
The Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society celebrates the season with a performance of the Alfred Burt Carols and I’ll Always Love Christmas, a choral medley of bright holiday songs by Ed Lojeski. The Christmas concert, features popular and traditional holiday favorites performed by the Musical Arts Singers, Chorus, and guest soloists under the direction of Dr. Douglas R. Peterson.
The program is at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, December 16, in the Dr. Rando-Grillot Recital Hall in Beam Music Center at UNLV. Pianist Tyrone Bowers and vocalists Darla Brighton, Rose Ringer, Melissa Sorrentino, and Marisu Romualdez-Abellar, are among featured guest soloists. Solo highlights include “O Holy Night” and “Merry Christmas Darling.”
“A Hymn to the Virgin” by Benjamin Britten; “Benedicamus Domino” by Peter Warlock, a lively “Three Wise Men” from Anders Ohrwall’s The Three Kings; the spirited “Carol of the Bells” are featured choral pieces.
The program, accompanied by Eric Eichorst, is part of Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society’s 56th season and marks Dr. Peterson’s 51st season as Music Director of SNMAS, Nevada’s distinguished Choral Society, and it’s longest running arts organization!
The concert is sponsored by John E. Tucker and made possible in part by the Nevada Arts Council, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.
Tickets are priced at $15 for adults and $12 for seniors, students, military, and disabled and may be reserved at the UNLV Performing Arts Center Box Office (702-895-2787). For more information about SNMAS visit http://www.snmas.com.
Experience Live Classical Music This Year
The lights, the orchestra, the singers, the stage. Experience the magic of live choral-orchestral music. This season, the Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society will perform classics that people have been caught up in for hundreds of years. And we’ll perform with Andrea Bocelli in his annual Christmas engagement at the MGM Grand!