A Holiday Card to Hilo…Come Celebrate with Us is Dec 11

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Date: Monday, November 7, 2011
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 974-7642

For Immediate Release

Tickets are currently on sale for the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Symphony Orchestra’s A Holiday Card to Hilo…Come Celebrate with Us, a concert of seasonal music at the UH Hilo Performing Arts Center on Sunday, December 11 at 2 p.m. Under the baton of conductor Dr. Matthew Howell, the concert features the UH Hilo Symphony Orchestra and Chorus along with the UH Hilo Kapili Choir and the Hawai’i Youth Invitational Chorus.

The concert repertoire includes classical music and Viennese favorites by Prokofiev, Strauss, and Lehar. UH Hilo voice lecturer, Amy Horst, will be the featured soprano on Viella's song from the Merry Widow and Julianne Cross will be the soloist for O, Holy Night. Together they will perform a duet from Die Fledermaus. Hanukkah, Christmas, and Hawaiian music will also be presented along with holiday favorites arranged by Rodney Wong and Tony Adams, professional musicians from Hawai’i Island. A special piece written by John Rudder from the film Home Alone will be enjoyed by audience members young and old.

Tickets are priced at $15 General, $10 Discount, and $7 UH Students and children 12 and under, and patrons are urged to get tickets early for this popular annual event. Box Office hours are 9 a.m. –1 p.m., Tuesday-Friday.

For disability accommodation, contact Heidi at 933-3209 (v) or 933-3334 (TTY) at least 10 working days prior to the event.

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