About The Show
Akiko Fujimoto, conductor
Eric Schmidt, tenor
Children’s Chorus of San Antonio | Ryan Garrison, director
Trinity University Handbell Ensemble | Diane Persellin, director
Ring in the holidays at the Tobin Center with the Children’s Chorus of San Antonio, the Trinity University Handbell Ensemble, and your San Antonio Symphony in a magical celebration of the season! Join us for an audience sing-along and a program featuring both traditional and popular music to get you in the holiday spirit!
Holiday Pops Family Day Performance!
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts
Sunday, December 17, 2018, 2:00pm
With children’s activities starting at 1:00pm
Family Pack Ticket Special: Buy 3, Get 1 Free
Celebrate a family-focused Holiday Pops concert on Sunday, December 17, with concert ticket discounts and children’s activities prior to the concert. Activities include:
• Music by young violin students of Symphony musician Aimee Toomes Lopez
• Hands - on holiday crafts
• Appearances by H-E-B’s Buddy and the Symphony’s Count Bassie
• Special exhibits and gifts from our business partners Strad Violin, Macy’s, and H-E-B, with free movie tickets (while supplies last) from Alamo Drafthouse Cinema!
Enjoy the holiday the San Antonio Symphony way! - In concert with pieces set to classical orchestra arrangements including “Believe” from The Polar Express, Yon’s Gesu bambino, Adam’s Cantique de Noel, Tchaikovsky’s March from The Nutcracker, amongst many others. As a final encore to the performance, the Symphony leads the audience in a sing-along of We Wish You a Merry Christmas.
Holiday Pops Free Simulcast
Will Naylor Smith Riverwalk Plaza | Tobin Center for the Performing Arts
Sponsored by H-E-B
Friday, December 15, 2017
Seating at 7:15pm | Concert starts at 8:00pm
Free to the Public!
Experience the sounds of the season at the video simulcast of the San Antonio Symphony’s Holiday Pops on the Tobin Center’s Will Smith Naylor Riverwalk Plaza. Free and open to the public, this event is a joyous way to celebrate the holidays with friends and family in the outdoor beauty of San Antonio and your San Antonio Symphony!
Pieces on the program include seasonal favorites, folk tunes from around the world, and holiday pieces set to classical orchestra arrangements including “Believe” from The Polar Express, Yon’s Gesu bambino, Adam’s Cantique de Noel, Tchaikovsky’s March from The Nutcracker, amongst many others. As a final encore to the performance, the Symphony leads the audience in a sing-along of We Wish You a Merry Christmas.
We hope to see you there!