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Popular choral "Celebration of Christmas" at BYU Dec. 2-3

The Brigham Young University Combined Choirs and Philharmonic Orchestra will present their annual Christmas concert “A Celebration of Christmas” Friday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 3 at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m in the de Jong Concert Hall.

Tickets are available for general audience at $16 with $1 off for seniors and alumni and $5 off for students. Tickets are available at the Harris Fine Arts Ticket Office, 801-422-4322 or online at

All four of BYU’s auditioned choirs, Men’s Chorus, Women’s Chorus, Concert Choir and Singers, will perform separate numbers before intermission including two numbers together to begin the show; “Of the Father’s Love Begotten” by John Ness Beck and “Wishes and Candles” by Stephen Paulus.

The choirs will be followed by the Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Kory Katseanes and a "group sing" of carols with the audience. The concert will end with “A Star Shall Rise Up out of Jacob” Mendelssohn and “There is a Star” by Joseph Martin performed by all the groups together.

For more information, contact Ken Crossley at (801) 422-9348 or

Writer: Charles Krebs


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