DECK THE HALL
- By CYNTHIA LUM
- Photos Courtesy of LA PHILHARMONIC
Make the Disney Concert Hall your headquarters for holiday music. The Los Angeles Philharmonic’s 2022 Deck the Hall holiday concerts will feature 15 performances from December 3-31. The blockbuster lineup includes star-studded vocalists, blockbuster movie screenings performed with a live orchestra, notable conductors and family friendly fun all in celebration of the winter holiday season.
Raise your voice and spirit in this annual holiday tradition with the Holiday Sing-A-long featuring the Walt Disney Concert Hall organ, a jazz combo and the magnetic Melissa Peterman as host on Saturday, December 3, at 11:30am, and 2:30pm.
The festivities continue with a unique pairing of traditional and contemporary performances of the The Nutcracker with the great Gustavo Dudamel conducting the LA Phil in Tchaikovsky’s original as well as Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington’s swinging reimagination of the iconic dance score with the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus. Full performances are on Saturday, December 3, at 7:30pm and Sunday, December 4, at 2pm, Wednesday, December 14, at 8pm and Sunday, December 18, at 2pm. A shortened version of the program especially for families and children will be performed as part of the Symphonies for Youth series on Saturday, December 10, at 11am, and Saturday, December 17, at 11am.
On Tuesday, December 13, at 8pm, the annual tradition of A Chanticleer Christmas returns to Walt Disney Concert Hall featuring the Grammy® Award-winning male vocal ensemble for their signature holiday show. Chanticleer has been hailed as “the world’s reigning male chorus” by The New Yorker, and is known around the world as “an orchestra of voices” for its wide-ranging repertoire and dazzling virtuosity
Love the Home Alone movie? This should be a fun evening for the whole family. For three consecutive nights, December 20-22, David Newman conducts John Williams’ score in Home Alone in Concert, a full screening of the blockbuster film, with live orchestra.
The holiday series culminates with the sensational Grammy winner Arturo Sandovaland his big band for a swinging night of “Feliz Navidad” for all, on Friday, December 23. Don’t be surprised if people are dancing in the aisle for this one!
To ring in the New Year in style, Grammy Award-winning multiplatinum hip-hop luminaries The Roots will perform two concerts on December 31, 2022, at 7pm and 10:30pm.
For more information and tickets for the concert series, click here.