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DUBUQUE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Holiday Concerts

SATURDAY , DECEMBER 4 @ 7:30 PM SUNDAY , DECEMBER 5 @ 2 PM FAMILY CONCERT : SATURDAY , DECEMBER 4 @ 1 PM FIVE FLAGS THEATER ( 405 MAIN ST ) Join the orchestra and Maestro Intriligator as the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra rings in the holiday season with their annual Holiday Concerts . The Dubuque Symphony Orchestra opens the Five Flags Theater to kids of all ages for the Holiday Family Concert on Saturday , Dec . 4 followed by the full symphonic experience that evening and again on Dec . 8 . Celebrate the holidays with the Dubuque Chorale , the Dubuque Chorale Children ’ s Chorus , members of the Heartland Ballet , and vocal soloist Jennie Wengrovius . Tickets begin at $ 17 .
Music Director and Conductor William Intriligator shares , “ Our special guest singer , Jennie Wengrovius , brings a special , soulful approach to her singing . I can ’ t wait to work with her for the first time ! Expect to hear plenty of holiday favorites , old and new , including carols , selections from the Nutcracker , film scores , and more !”
Saturday afternoon ’ s Holiday Family Concert is approximately one hour in
VOCAL SOLOIST JENNIE WENGROVIUS
length with no intermission — perfect for families with young children . This special performance features a program of lively holiday music , sing-along songs , and guest appearances including members of the Heartland Ballet Company , vocalist Jennie Wengrovius , and the Dubuque Chorale Children ’ s Choir . Children are invited to get a socially distanced photo taken with Santa and Mrs . Claus for free immediately following the concert . Tickets to the Family Concert are $ 12 for children 12 and under , $ 22 for adults and $ 32 for box seats . Tickets can be purchased at Ticketmaster . com and Five Flags Center box office . For more information , call 563-557-1677 or visit DubuqueSymphony . org . •
LIVE AT HERITAGE CENTER
PERFORMING ARTS SERIES

Neil Berg ’ s Broadway Holiday

SATURDAY , DECEMBER 11 @ 7:30 PM UNIVERSITY OF DUBUQUE HERITAGE CENTER JOHN AND ALICE BUTLER HALL ( 2255 BENNETT ST ) The Dubuque Arts Council , in cooperation with the University of Dubuque Heritage Center , is excited to present Neil Berg ’ s Broadway Holiday at University of Dubuque Heritage Center John and Alice Butler Hall on Saturday , December 11 at 7:30 p . m .
Direct from New York , Broadway ’ s best , including Dubuque native Rita Harvey , will sing in the New Year with Broadway Holiday . Neil Berg ’ s critically acclaimed musical revue will take audiences on a journey through Broadway history with
an unforgettable holiday event . The show will feature beloved holiday tunes as well as hits from classic shows like My Fair Lady and South Pacific to groundbreakers like West Side Story and Chicago to more recent blockbusters like Jersey Boys and Wicked .
Neil Berg ’ s Broadway Holiday is one in a series of special concerts that raise money to support the Artist-in-Residence program , which brings live national and international performances to Tri-State area schools . In addition , every summer the Dubuque Arts Council , along with the support of corporate sponsors , presents Music in the Gardens , a series of free summer concerts held at the Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens .
Tickets are $ 29 –$ 49 for adults and $ 24 –$ 44 for military and veterans . All tickets increase by $ 5 for purchases on the day of the performance . Tickets can be purchased at the Heritage Center Farber Box Office ; by phone at 563-585-SHOW ; or online at DBQ . edu / heritagecenter . •
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