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North Valley Symphony Orchestra to perform holiday concert

11/26/16

PHOENIX – Enjoy the sounds of the season at North Valley Symphony Orchestra’s holiday concert, happening Saturday, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m.

NVSO will make this a holiday to remember, performing Santa Claus: Christmas Symphony by William Henry Fry, The Holly and the Ivy by Malcolm Arnold, Men of Goodwill by Benjamin Britten, and the ever-popular Nutcracker Suite #1 by Tchaikovsky. There will be an appearance by Santa Claus with free photo opportunities before the concert and during intermission.

The NVSO Youth Orchestra will open the concert with Glazounov’s Russian Christmas Festival: Carolers. This concert is supported in part by the Arizona Commission on the Arts, which receives support from the State of Arizona and the National Endowment for the Arts.

NVSO’s "A Santa Claus Symphony" concert is the perfect way to inspire children and young adults in the appreciation of orchestral music, while starting a family tradition of regularly supporting the arts in your community. Tickets are only $5, and can be purchased at www.northvalleysymphony.org. The concert begins at 7 p.m. at North Canyon High School Performing Arts Center, located at 1700 E. Union Hills Drive.

NVSO Youth Orchestra and NVSO Symphonettes (NVSO’s training orchestra) will also perform in a free holiday concert on Saturday, Dec. 10. That concert will begin at 3:30 p.m. at Cactus Shadows High School, located at 5802 E. Dove Valley Rd.

If interested in joining NVSO, or in helping to manage or sponsor this vibrant organization in any way, e-mail board@northvalleysymphony.org or call (623) 980-4628.