Auburn Symphony Orchestra to perform holiday concert Dec. 17

Featuring guest soprano Rachel DeShon and ASO concertmaster Brittany Boulding on electric violin

  • Wednesday, November 28, 2018 10:58am
  • Life

Auburn Symphony Orchestra presents an evening of holiday fun for the family with it Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17 at the Auburn Performing Arts Center, 702 Fourth St. NE.

Rockin’ Christmas Eve Symphony concert – conducted by music director Wesley Schulz – features the electric violin, a special guest vocalist, film scores and more.

Rachel DeShon, a powerful soprano and recurring star of Teatro ZinZanni, joins the orchestra to perform “The Twelve Gifts of Christmas” and her signature version of “O Holy Night.”

Additional treats include Trans-Siberian Orchestra rock arrangements of holiday favorites, with concertmaster Brittany Boulding on the electric violin, and the beautiful Concert Suite from 2015 computer-animated film, “The Polar Express.”

Various holiday activities will fill the lobby before the program, including a performance by the Green River Jazz Voices.

Reserved seats can be purchased in advance or the day of the concert. Parking is free.

Tickets are $37 general, $30 senior, $10 student. Call 253-887-7777 or purchase at auburnsymphony.org by noon on Dec. 14.

The concert is sponsored in part by the City of Auburn.

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