Symphony 3: Holiday Magic
Symphony 3: Holiday Magic
Saturday, December 9, 2023, 7:30 pm
WK Kellogg Auditorium
Christiane Noll, soprano
Jordan Hamilton, cello
Battle Creek Community Chorus
Lakeview High School Choirs
Shari Rarick Dance Company
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Cherish your fondest memories with Christmas and Hanukkah classics, plus Broadway star Christiane Noll, Kid’s Conducting Contest winner, and carol sing-along.
- There will be an online Kid's Conducting Contest to determine who will conduct the orchestra in Leroy Anderson's Sleigh Ride. Our last winner submitted a video in her concert attire conducting an orchestra of stuffed animals.
- Look for special artists to join us from the Battle Creek musical community.
- Of course, no holiday concert would be complete without a special visit from "you-know-who!"
Meet the Artist
Christiane Noll received Tony and Drama Desk award nominations and won a Helen Hayes award for her portrayal of Mother in the Kennedy Center Revival of Ragtime. She starred in the record-breaking Broadway and First National Tour companies of Dear Evan Hansen. Other Broadway and National Tour appearances include Elf, Chaplin (Drama Desk Nom.), Urinetown (Ovation Award), The Mambo Kings (pre-Broadway), It Ain’t Nothin’ But The Blues, Jekyll & Hyde (FANY award), Grease, Miss Saigon, and South Pacific (Australia/Thailand). She was featured in NBC's live broadcast of The Sound of Music starring Carrie Underwood.
She has been a frequent guest soloist as part of Bravo Broadway with symphony orchestras in almost every state in the USA, as well as international appearances with Toronto Symphony, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Jerusalem Symphony, Sinfonica Brasileira in Rio, China Philharmonic with concert pianist Lang Lang, and orchestras in Hong Kong, Czech Republic and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She made her Carnegie Hall debut with Skitch Henderson, in his last pops performance with The New York Pops and sang with Steven Reineke in Sondheim! the Birthday Concert at Carnegie Hall. She made her Hollywood Bowl and O2 Arena debut singing with Dame Julie Andrews in Gifts of Music and her opera debut with Placido Domingo in The Merry Widow at the Kennedy Center. She received critical acclaim for her appearance in City Center Encores! 1776 and The New Moon. In September 2021, Ms. Noll returned to the Czech Republic to perform at the International Music Festival Cesky Krumlov for the sixth time.
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