On Saturday and Sunday, December 11-12, The Elgin Symphony Orchestra will be performing its annual Holiday Spectacular at The Hemmens Cultural Center in St. Charles.
“Our Holiday Spectacular concert, featuring the Elgin Master Chorale, will be a true celebration of holiday spirit,” ESO CEO Mark Thayer was quoted as saying. “We look forward to sharing all your favorite carols and traditional music that will tempt you to sing along.”
The performances will be led by Andrew Lewis, the Artistic Director of Bella Voce and the Bella Voce Sinfonia, Music Director of the Elgin Master Chorale, Choirmaster at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Evanston, a member of the faculty at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and assistant conductor of the Chicago Symphony Chorus. He has been a guest lecturer at Concordia University Chicago, Loyola University Chicago, the Lectures in Church Music series, Garrett Theological Seminary, and formerly taught the conducting course at DePaul University. He has been a guest conductor with the Milwaukee Symphony Chorus and has appeared on several occasions as a guest conductor with the Elgin Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Lewis’s performances with Bella Voce, the Elgin Master Chorale & Elgin Symphony have been broadcast nationally on WFMT 98.7.
On Saturday, December 11, the orchestra will have two shows, 12-2:00 and on Sunday it will perform from 3-5.
Tickets are as follows. Subscriber: Adult $30 / Students & Youth $10. Single Ticket: Adult $35 / Students & Youth $10. Tickets can be purchased here.
The Hemmens Cultural Centre is located at 45 Symphony Way in Elgin.
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