Holiday Sing-Along, Chanticleer, Dianne Reeves, Naturally 7, White Christmas Sing-Along, and New Year’s Eve with Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox at Walt Disney Concert Hall
Los Angeles, CA (November 28, 2017) – The LA Phil’s Deck the Hall concerts feature performances by an eclectic array of artists who bring the joy of the holiday season to people of all ages during this special time of year. Returning to Walt Disney Concert Hall this holiday season: the family-friendly fun of the annual Holiday Sing-Along (Dec. 16), the rich harmonies of Chanticleer (Dec. 19), exquisite jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves (Dec. 20), and the heartwarming White Christmas Sing-Along (Dec. 23). Making their venue debut is a cappella sensation Naturally 7 (Dec. 22). Deck the Hall culminates with a convivial New Year's Eve celebration featuring Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox and the collective’s unique retro renditions of chart-topping pop songs.
Concertgoers who arrive early are invited to visit Winter Wonderland in BP Hall featuring free hot chocolate, coffee, and photos with Santa (Dec. 19), complimentary holiday treats and cocktails (Dec. 23), and 10-cent drinks at the retro speakeasy (Dec. 31).
In addition to the holiday sights and sounds, the LA Phil Store – opened as part of the Walt Disney Concert Hall in 2003 – has become a popular destination to find unique and cherished gifts related to music, architecture and design. The LA Phil Store is open 10AM – 5PM daily, as well as before, during and after evening concerts. Give the gift of music by purchasing an LA Phil gift card which can be used for concert tickets, LA Phil merchandise, dining, and more, at both Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Hollywood Bowl.
2017 DECK THE HALL HOLIDAY CONCERT SERIES SCHEDULE:
Saturday, December 16, 2017, at 11:30 AM and 2:30 PM
Melissa Peterman, host
Sing holiday favorites “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” “Silent Night,” and more, accompanied by Walt Disney Concert Hall's magnificent pipe organ, a choir and a jazz combo. Hosted by the jubilant Melissa Peterman, the Holiday Sing-Along offers an opportunity for the whole family to have a jolly good time.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017, at 8:00 PM
A Chanticleer Christmas
In this annual tradition, the 12-man Grammy®-winning ensemble embodies the Christmas spirit through their exquisite singing of an eclectic program, from serene Gregorian chant to rousing American spirituals
Wednesday, December 20, 2017, at 8:00 PM
Dianne Reeves: Christmas Time Is Here
Experience the stunning voice and dynamic presence of Dianne Reeves, one of the greatest jazz singers of our time, as she takes classic songs and wraps them in her deeply personal approach, including carols from her album of Christmastime favorites.
Friday, December 22, 2017, at 8:00 PM
These a cappella sensations will raise your spirits to the heights with their rich harmonies and special holiday-themed program. They create all of their “instrumental” accompaniments with their own voices - from drums, bass, and guitars to horns, harmonicas, flutes…even turntables.
Saturday, December 23, 2017, at 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM
White Christmas Sing-Along
This heartwarming holiday event features a showing of the beloved 1954 film with lyrics embedded on screen. The audience will enjoy singing along with stars Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney, Danny Kaye, and Vera Ellen, on such songs as “The Best Things Happen When You're Dancing,” “Snow,” “Sisters” and, of course, the iconic “White Christmas.”
© Paramount Pictures
Sunday, December 31, 2017, at 7:00 PM and 10:30 PM
New Year's Eve with Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox
This powerhouse pop-jazz phenomenon has toured the world with throwback renditions of current hits – and is about to release its first live album. Ring in the New Year with the genre-twisting sounds of the YouTube sensation Postmodern Jukebox, special guests, and a few special surprises.
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For more information and full artists biographies, please visit LAPhil.com
Tickets for the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s 2017/18 season are available for purchase at LAPhil.com, in person at the Walt Disney Concert Hall Box Office, or by phone at 323.850.2000.
The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, under the vibrant leadership of Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel, presents an inspiring array of music from all genres – orchestral, chamber and Baroque music, organ and celebrity recitals, new music, jazz, world music and pop – at two of L.A.'s iconic venues, Walt Disney Concert Hall (www.laphil.com) and the Hollywood Bowl (www.hollywoodbowl.com). The LA Phil’s season at Walt Disney Concert Hall extends from September through May, and throughout the summer at the Hollywood Bowl. With the preeminent Los Angeles Philharmonic at the foundation of its offerings, the LA Phil aims to enrich and transform lives through music, with a robust mix of artistic, education and community programs.