(Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for The Music Center)
(Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for The Music Center)

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and one of the best ways to get into the holiday spirit is with music. From Christmas carolers at the mall, blocks of holiday songs playing on the radio or even if it’s your own holiday compilation, music will definitely get you in a joyous mood. What’s even better is Los Angeles is packed with holiday concerts that are certain to bring cheer to all your senses. From a sing-along to a legendary artist to an over a one hundred person choir, there’s a gift of holiday music for everyone. Here are five holiday concerts you’ll want to check out.

(Credit:  Federico Zignani)

(Credit: Federico Zignani)


Holiday Sing-Along
Walt Disney Concert Hall
111 S. Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(323) 850-2000
www.laphil.com
Dates: December 17 at 11:30am and 2:30pm

This holiday season could be your only chance to perform at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, home to the LA Philharmonic and host to some of the most talented performers in the world, and you! The Holiday Sing-Along allows you to sing holiday songs accompanied by pipe organs, a choir and a jazz combo. Best of all, it’s free. Lyric sheets are given and there are no vocal requirements. However, space is limited and past admission lines have gotten quite long, so if you want to participate get there early. If you can’t make that, there’s also the White Christmas Sing-Along on Tuesday, Dec. 22 at 8:00 p.m.

(credit:  Los Angeles Master Chorale)

(credit: Los Angeles Master Chorale)


Festival Of Carols
Walt Disney Concert Hall
111 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012
www.laphil.org
Dates: December 3, 2016 & December 10, 2016 at 8pm

Regardless of your faith or tradition, ring in the holiday season with a concert of favorite carols sung by the best choirs in the world, The Los Angeles Master Chorale. As the resident chorus at the Walt Disney Concert Hall for 13 years, the chorale draws an audience from all over the country and is thought to be one of the greatest choirs in the world. Performing an array of traditional songs of the holiday season to original arrangements, hearing the glorious harmonized voices of the 115-member chorale is a magical way to celebrate the season. The program will feature “Welcome Christmas (from “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”),” “Deck the Hall,” “We Need a Little Christmas,” “Aleih Neiri,” “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Sing-Along),” “Silent Night,” “Carol of the Bells,” “In the Bleak Midwinter,” “Ain’t That-A Rockin’,” “Hark the Herald Angels Sing.”
“It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” “The Christmas Song, “White Christmas” and much more.

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(credit: Los Angeles County Music Center)

(credit: Los Angeles County Music Center)


L.A. County Holiday Celebration
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
135 N Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 972-0711
www.lacountyarts.org
Date: December 24, 2016 from 3pm to 6pm

As a way to represent the diversity of Los Angeles during the holiday season, the LA County Arts Commission will produce a celebration extravaganza representing the Los Angeles community. Beloved by Los Angeles residents, the L.A. County Holiday Celebration takes place every Christmas Eve at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at The Music Center. Concert-goers can expect performances by musical ensembles, choir groups, dance companies and other local artists and performers. The concert will be broadcasted live on PBS and is free to everyone. This program has been a tradition of Los Angeles for more than 35 years, with the hopes it continues for many years to come. The doors open at 2:30pm, but as there is a first-come, first-seated rule, make sure to get there early.

NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 23: The cast on stage during the curtain call of "Irving Berlin's White Christmas" at Marquis Theatre in the Marriott Marquis Hotel on November 23, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Wintrow/Getty Images)

(Photo by Scott Wintrow/Getty Images)


Irving Berlin’s White Christmas
Pantages Theatre
6233 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028
www.los-angeles-theatre.com
Date: November 29, 2016 – December 4, 2016

As a lead up to the holidays, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas tells the uplifting story and great songs of Bing Crosby’ movie White Christmas, which have been beloved and enjoyed by families for generations. Keep up with this timeless tradition with your family at this live production. The show will be available at the legendary Pantages Theater in Hollywood from November 29 to December 4, 2016. The play is a stage adaptation of the classic film, which tells the story of two entertainment buddies, and former war comrades, who are tasked with staging a winter pageant in a picturesque but struggling Vermont inn owned by their old commanding officer. Follow along as this terrific Broadway experience will uplift you for the holidays with dancing and more!

(Credit:  Federico Zignani)

(Credit: Federico Zignani)


White Christmas Sing A Long
Walt Disney Concert Hall
111 S. Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(323) 850-2000
www.laphil.com
Dates: December 23, 2016 at 3pm and 8pm

Get your friends and family together for this heartwarming tale and holiday event that is perfect for the holidays! Showing the well known and popular 1954 film “Part Of Deck The Hall,” you’ll enjoy singing along with such songs as “The Best Things Happen When You’re Dancing,” “Snow,” “Sisters” and, of course, the iconic “White Christmas.”

(credit: Shutterstock)

(credit: Shutterstock)


Angel City Chorale Holiday Concert and Sing-Along
Wilshire United Methodist Church
4350 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90010
www.angelcitychorale.org
Dates: December 3 & 4, 2016 at 7pm

Come sing along and get in the holiday spirit as the month of December begins! Come to Wilshire Methodist Church to sing along and listen to Christmas and Hanukkah song classics. The 160-member Angel City Chorale, which is famous for for its mix up of classical, contemporary, pop, world and gospel music, will be putting on “Bring on the Joy,” its annual holiday concert. Join in on the holiday spirit!

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