Noel Noel at the San Diego Symphony

Noel Noel at the San Diego Symphony

Oh holy night…

If there is one thing I love about the holidays, it is the music! During the entire month of December you will usually find me driving around with Christmas tunes on full blast, while singing at the top of my lungs. You also may or may not see a few hand moves or shoulder shakes in the process, but I can assure you it is all in safe fun.

Taking you back to one of my favorite past-times, I was once in the chorus. From the first grade to my senior year of high school I was in a variety of all girls chorus groups and co-ed chorus groups while even competing with other schools around the state of Missouri. Music and singing has always been a very important part of my life and listening to live chorus programs will always hold a special place in my heart, as I have once been on that stage.

During my years here in San Diego, seeing the San Diego Symphony and the San Diego Master Chorale has been a dream. As it is the season of giving, I was so generously given two tickets to see the Noel Noel program which made my dream come true! It truly is the season of joy and possibilities!

Noel Noel at the San Diego Symphony

Noel Noel at the San Diego Symphony

You can see the full program details below:

Noel Noel at the San Diego Symphony – December 16th, 17th & 18th
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The San Diego Symphony celebrates the holidays in style with this delightful concert of popular music of the season featuring the San Diego Master Chorale and the San Diego Children’s Choir. Popular Broadway showman (and San Diego native) Brian Stokes Mitchell will be our special guest!
The Noel Noel Program Details:
Brent Pierce | “Sing Noel”
Mykola Leontovich / Arr. Richard Hayman | “Carol of the Bells”
Various | Brian Stokes Mitchell
Alan Silvestri | “Suite from Polar Express”
Franz Xaver Gruber / Arr. Dan Walker | “Silent Night”
Vairous | Brian Stokes Mitchell
Intermission
John Williams / Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse | “Merry Christmas, Merry Christmas” from Home Alone
Edward Elgar | “Nimrod” from Enigma Variations, Op. 36 (Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus)
Various | Brian Stokes Mitchell
Dimitri Tiomkin | “Christmas Eve Finale” from It’s a Wonderful Life

Noel Noel at the San Diego Symphony

The entire show was breathtaking and captured the true magic of the holidays. There is something about percussion, vocals and the music that such talented people can create from a simple fire within them. Overall, the experience left me speechless.

To end a wonderful evening, my dear friend Shanti from Breathing with Peace and I took a quick selfie with Santa.

I hope you all have a wonderful holiday season!

With Love,

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