December 2, 10am-5pm
Norfolk Arts grantee, d’Art Center invites all to attend their Holiday Fair There are several class offerings throughout the day (registration required) + photos with Santa and free activities for children!
December 4, 7:30pm
Join Norfolk Arts grantee, Norfolk Chamber Consort’s Alex DeSocio
Described by The New York Times as having a “buttery, booming baritone,” Alex DeSocio (Wichita, KS), received his BM from Northwestern University and his MM at the University of Maryland. Alex has worked in many regional opera companies as a principal artist including, Fort Worth Opera, Pensacola Opera, Anchorage Opera, Opera Memphis, Livermore Valley Opera, Castleton Festival, Opera Santa Barbara, and the Pacific Opera Project. Awards include being a 2 Time-Metropolitan Council Audition Semi-Finalist, Winner/Laureate with the Queen Elisabeth Competition.
Enjoy a Free Master Class: Tuesday, December 5 at 12:30 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall
December 8, 7pm
Neighborhood Jam with the Muse Writer’s Center
Everyone is welcome to make music, sing, read, laugh, or just hang out and listen. This is not an open mic with a sign-up list. The Muse Jam is more fun! We’ll alternate between individual-led and collaborative performance and pure unplugged jams.
Who’s welcome? Anyone from beginners to professionals, whether you like to play an instrument or just listen, sing or be sung to, read your work or hear great stories and poems, practice your standup or improv or laugh yourself silly. Feel free to bring songbooks, sheet music, instruments, and friends.
December 9, 3pm
Join the Mosaic Steel Orchestra for a rhythmic fusion of culture, music, and joy! #SteelPanMagic
Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing sound of the steel pan as a diverse group of talented musicians showcase what they’ve learned with Mosaic Steel Orchestra. Join us on December 9 at a spacious venue that can accommodate more than 25 people for a vibrant and multicultural musical journey that celebrates the beauty of unity through music!
Location: Second Calvary Baptist Church
2940 Corprew Avenue Norfolk, VA 23504
December 12, 7pm
Tidewater Classical Guitar invites all to attend their holiday inspired concert at First Lutheran Church, 1301 Colley Ave., Norfolk VA 23517.
The concert has become a staple of their season, bringing joy and togetherness for audiences and performers alike featuring the Tidewater Guitar Orchestra along with some of Hampton Roads’ most talented guitarists!
There will be a holiday reception with small bites and drinks immediately following the performance.
Enjoy the sounds of the season during their 2022 concert!
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Monday, December 4, 7:30 pm
Tidewater Winds Annual Holiday Concert: Winter Winds
Location: Sandler Center for the Performing Arts 201 Market St Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Their guest artist is Broadway vocalist Amanda Batcher and the Old Donation School Children’s Choir. Join Maestro Brewington and Tidewater Winds Concert Band with songs of the season that will warm your heart.
PURCHASE TICKETS HERE.
Be sure to bid at their pre-concert Silent Auction from 6:15 to 7:30 to help support our Music Education Program!
Monday, December 4, 7:30 pm
Norfolk Chamber Consort II: Poulenc and Prince Igor
Distinguished baritone Alex DeSocio performing a program entitled Poulenc and Prince Igor, the latter being the incredibly influential Russian composer Igor Stravinsky. Free master class: Tuesday, December 5, 12:30 pm, Chandler Hall. Pre-concert talk starts at 7:15 pm, followed by the concert at 7:30 pm. Tickets: $30. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE.
Parking: Garage E, 4904 Bluestone Ave., at 49th Street.
Location: Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Fine and Performing Arts Building, 1339 W 49th St, Norfolk, VA 23529
Saturday, December 9, 7:30 pm
Location: Galilee Episcopal Church, 3928 Pacific Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Sunday, December 10, 2023, 4:00 pm
Location: Christ & St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 560 W. Olney Road, Norfolk, VA 23510
VA Chorale: Sing We Nowell
Celebrate the holidays with the Virginia Chorale! In honor of the 20th anniversary of NATO’s Allied Command Transformation in Norfolk, the Chorale will perform carols and holiday favorites by composers from member countries, including France, Germany, Great Britain, Latvia, Norway, Spain, Poland, and the US. Ring in the holidays with this beloved holiday concert in Hampton Roads! Artistic Director Charles Woodward will conduct. Tickets for Sing We Nowell are $30 for adults, $20 for military and groups of 10 or more, and $10 for students.
PURCHASE TICKETS HERE.
Hurrah For the Holidays
Location: Susan S. Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center at Virginia Wesleyan, Va. Beach
This joyful celebration is a beautiful show like the Radio City Holiday show, featuring all the best music of the season – from your favorite classics to popular modern day hits, plus dancing elves, a holiday kick line, Frosty, SANTA and more!!
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
Location: Hugh R. Copeland Center, Norfolk, VA
Based on the beloved popular children’s book by Barbara Robinson, THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER is the funny, heartwarming, and mildly irreverent story of what happens when a church play is hijacked by six of the ‘absolutely worst kids in the history of the world’. A holiday tradition, this event is presented with Happy Hanukkah, My Friend; a short program celebrating the Festival of Lights.