A great annual Columbus tradition continues as Ronald J. Jenkins leads the Columbus Symphony and Chorus in some of the season's most-loved holiday songs and carols. The event will also include performances by the Columbus Children's Choir, dancers Justin Gibbs and Joanie Evans, narrator Steven Crawford, and children from BalletMet, plus a special guest appearance by Santa.
The Columbus Symphony presents Holiday Pops at the Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.) tonight, November 30, at 8pm; Saturday, December 1, at 8pm; and Sunday, December 2, at 3pm.
Tickets are $25-$65 and can be purchased at the CAPA Ticket Center (39 E. State St.), all Ticketmaster outlets, and www.ticketmaster.com. To purchase tickets by phone, please call (614) 228-8600 or (800) 745-3000. The Ohio Theatre Ticket Office will open two hours prior to each performance. Young people between the ages of 13-25 may purchase $5 PNC Arts Alive All Access tickets while available. For more information, visit www.GoFor5.com.
The 2012 Holiday Pops program will include:
Courtney, Holiday "Pops" Overture
Handel, For Unto Us a Child Is Born (Messiah)
Chesnokov, Spaséniye Sodélal (Salvation is Created)
Respighi, Adoration of the Magi from Trittico Botticelliano
Isaacson, Light the Legend
Main, Bethlehem Down
Main, Alleluja, A New Work is Come on Hand
Shaw-Bennett, I Saw Three Ships
Hale, Brassy Holidays
Willcocks, Fanfares and Carols (audience sing along)
O Come, All Ye Faithful
The First Nowell; Hark!
Hark the Herald Angels Sing
Chilcott, The Shepherd's Carol