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Friday, December 13

2 events

Performance

Sunday, December 15

3 events

Performance

  • The Classic Center

    4 p.m. FREE! www.athensmasterchorale.org

    Athens Master Chorale

    (Atrium) The Athens Master Chorale celebrates Christmas with a concert called "Old Words, New Tunes." The concert features arrangements of traditional carols by composers including Vaughan Williams, Thompson, Forrest and others.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    4 p.m. FREE! www.athensflutechoir.org

    Athens Flute Choir Holiday Concert

    The choir will perform a selection of holiday favorites. The concert is offered as part of the Garden's holiday open house.

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    3 p.m. $10 (students), $45. www.pac.uga.edu

    Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chamber Chorus

    The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Chorus perform Handel’s “Messiah.” The concert will include the Christmas portion and “Hallelujah Chorus” from Handel’s masterwork, along with Mozart’s “Exsultate, jubilate” and Symphony No. 35, with guest conductor Nathalie Stutzman leading the program. Vocalists include soprano Jeanine De Bique, mezzo-soprano Meg Bragle, tenor Thomas Cooley and baritone William Berger.  

Tuesday, December 17

1 event

Performance

  • UGA Performing Arts Center

    7 p.m. $12. www.georgiachildrenschorus.org/performance

    Georgia Children's Chorus

    The chorus is made up of singers ages 8–18 from across Northeast Georgia. Their holiday concert, "A Storybook Christmas: Peace on Earth," celebrates their 22nd anniversary. 

Saturday, December 21

1 event

Performance

  • The Classic Center

    Dec. 21, 4 p.m. & Dec. 22, 2 p.m. www.classiccenter.com

    The Nutcracker

    The Nutcracker is a treasure holiday fairy tale that follows a young girl's journey through a fantasy world of fairies, princes, toy soldiers - and an army of mice. Set to Tchaikovsky's beloved score, you'll hear favorites like: "Waltz of the Flowers," "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy," "Waltz of the Snowflakes," and many more.

Sunday, December 22

1 event

Performance

  • The Classic Center

    Dec. 21, 4 p.m. & Dec. 22, 2 p.m. www.classiccenter.com

    The Nutcracker

    The Nutcracker is a treasure holiday fairy tale that follows a young girl's journey through a fantasy world of fairies, princes, toy soldiers - and an army of mice. Set to Tchaikovsky's beloved score, you'll hear favorites like: "Waltz of the Flowers," "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy," "Waltz of the Snowflakes," and many more.