Best 2015 Holiday Concerts In Baltimore

November 26, 2015 4:11 PM

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What do the holidays mean to you? For some, the holidays are all about decorating the home for the holidays. For others, the holidays are about buying gifts for family, friends and loved ones. But for many, the holidays are about listening to holiday music. Whether you want to hear Tony award-winning phenomenon and Broadway star Brian Stokes Mitchell croon the holiday tunes or listen to Handel’s Messiah performed by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Concert Artists of Baltimore Chorale, there is a holiday concert in Baltimore for you!

‘Tis The Season With Brian Stokes Mitchell
Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
1212 Cathedral St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 783-8000
www.bsomusic.org

Tony Award-winning phenomenon Brian Stokes Mitchell will perform accompanied by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra SuperPops. ‘Tis the Season with Brian Stokes Mitchell will be held at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore Wednesday, Dec. 9, through Sunday, Dec. 13. Showtimes vary by day. Broadway phenomenon Brian Stokes Mitchell will entertain the audience with holiday classics and contemporary favorites. Best known for appearing on Broadway and on TV shows, including Frasier, Glee and more, Brian Stokes Mitchell will undoubtedly bring a tremendous and memorable performance.

Sounds Of The Season–Saturday Afternoon Serenades
Harborplace Light Street Pavilion Promenade
201 East Pratt St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 323-1000
itsawaterfrontlife.org

Get in the holiday spirit with the Sounds of the Season! This December, carolers and merry music-makers will entertain visitors to Baltimore and holiday shoppers. Stop by the Harborplace Light Street Pavilion Promenade on Dec. 5 and Dec. 12 from 1 to 3 p.m. for Saturday Afternoon Serenades. These holiday musical performances are sure to make your holiday shopping much more enjoyable. Enjoy the holiday music as you shop and dine at Harborplace Light Street Pavilion Promenade located in the heart of Baltimore.

Mannheim Steamroller
Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric
140 West Mount Royal Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21201
(800) 430-8903
www.baltimore-theater.com

Performing for one night only, Mannheim Steamroller comes to Baltimore on Dec. 10. Known as the “jingle-bell filled tour,” Mannheim Steamroller will entertain “bringing Yuletide cheer to audiences throughout the US with a unique Neo-Classical take on popular carols and songs.” Find a unique new twist on classic holiday jingles, including renditions created as Gregorian chants, medieval compositions and electronic pop. There are many new and exciting musical angles to explore, and Mannheim Steamroller will be taking them all on.

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Handel’s Messiah
Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
1212 Cathedral St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 783-8000
www.bsomusic.org

For three days in December, Handel’s Messiah will be performed at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. A joint performance by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and the Concert Artists of Baltimore Chorale, the Handel’s Messiah will be conducted by Edward Polochick. Handel’s Messiah will be performed on Friday, Dec. 4, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 6, at 3 p.m. Handel’s Messiah is a “beloved and revered messiah [that] serves as one of the staples of the cherished choral canon and of the jubilant holiday season.”

31st Annual Merry Tuba Christmas
Harborplace Amphitheater
200 East Pratt St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
(800) 427-2671
itsawaterfrontlife.org

On Dec. 19, over 200 festively dressed tuba and euphonium players will entertain visitors to Baltimore and holiday shoppers. The 31st Annual Merry Tuba Christmas will take place at the Harborplace Amphitheater on Dec. 19. Beginning at 3:30 p.m. and ending at 4:30 p.m., the hour-long performance will “capture the spirit of the holiday as they blend their unique styles, rhythms, and progressions for all to enjoy.”Related: Visitors Guide To Baltimore Museum Of Art

Jill Berry @MusingsfromMe is a writer who stays at home or a SAHM who writesit depends on the day and her mood. While playing a writer on the internet, Jill has the gray hair AND blogposts from raising a kid, a preteen, and a teen. When not blogging at Musings from Me, Jill seizes family time whenever she candinner as a family, movie night, marathon family game sessions, travelingyou name it she wants to do it.

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