Dover Symphony Orchestra Plays “Ringing in the Holiday Season”

Musicians from as far away as Miami descend upon the capital to spread holiday cheer.

If you’re looking for traditional holiday concerts, look no further. In short, Dover Symphony Orchestra plays “Ringing in the Holiday Season” at Dover Downs on Dec. 1. (doversymphony.org) Vocalists from the University of Miami Frost School of Music visit Mariner’s Bethel United Methodist Church Dec. 6 and Cape Henlopen High School on Dec. 7 for two evenings of seasonal favorites with Mid-Atlantic Symphony. (888-846-8600, midatlanticsymphony.dreamhosters.com) Newark Symphony Orchestra performs selections from Handel’s Messiah, as well as Wendel’s Chanukah Overture, on Dec. 7. (369-3466, newarksymphony.org) The fourth annual Holiday Pops concert at the University of Delaware is a fun, interactive musical experience for the family. See it Dec. 7. (831-2204, masterplayers@udel.edu) Finally, the reinvigorated Delaware Symphony Orchestra returns with its classic New Year’s Eve celebration. It happens at The Grand Opera House in Wilmington on Dec. 31. When else? (656-7442, delawaresymphony.org)

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