Holiday Pops Concert - Friday, Dec. 12
The NFSO, joined by the Northwest Florida Symphony Chorale and Belle Voci women's vocal ensemble, will perform some of the most beautiful holiday music ever written Friday, December 12 at 7:30 pm in the mainstage theater of the Mattie Kelly Arts Center. The NFSO Holiday Pops concert is sponsored by ERA American Realty.
The concert includes Leroy Anderson's A Christmas Festival, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, Today Shall be My Dancing Day, Let It Snow and a variety of Carols such as Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence, While Shepherds Watched, O Come All Ye Faithful, The First Noel and more. The college's select Belle Voci women's vocal ensemble and the NWF Symphony Chorale, more than 60 of the region's finest vocalists, join the concert to present works such as Benjamin Britten's A Ceremony of Carols, portions of Johann Sebastian Bach's Christmas Oratorio, Handel's Hallelujah Chorus and more.
Two Decades of Classical Excellence
The Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra (NFSO) is the region's premiere professional symphony and was established in 1987. The NFSO performs in residence at the Mattie Kelly Fine & Performing Arts Center at Northwest Florida State College in Niceville, Florida. A custom orchestra shell, used for NFSO concerts at the center, provides patrons an optimum acoustical experience. The NFSO also performs at special events throughout the region, provides an extensive music education program for area youth, and has a vibrant guild of volunteers who support orchestra endeavors. The NFSO performs under the baton of Jeffrey Rink, who holds the Mattie Kelly Distinguished Endowed Teaching Chair in Orchestral Music and serves as the NFSO's full-time music director and conductor. View Mr. Rink's bio. View more on the NFSO mission and history.
Discount for Active Duty Military
As a special tribute to those who serve in the US military, the NFSO is pleased to offer a discount ticket rate for active duty military of $18 per ticket to any NFSO concert for tickets purchased at-the-door by a military member showing ID. The box office opens at 6:00 pm the night of the concert for all at-the-door sales, including the new active duty military discount. There is a four ticket limit per person for the military discount. Call the Box Office at (850) 729-6000 for more information.
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