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Sounds of the Season Presented by CBS 12 News

Multiple Showings, December 23-31

Televised Performance

Palm Beach Symphony and Sinclair Broadcast Group will bring the joyous warmth of the December holidays to viewers this season with broadcasts on CBS 12 News and WTVX of the Symphony’s holiday-themed Sounds of the Season concert in December!

With airings that include Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve broadcasts, Sounds of the Season will create a soundtrack to make the holidays special whether family and friends are gathered together around the TV or watching it on their own devices. The concert will feature inspirational music from Handel’s Messiah that is an essential part of the holidays and the music from the spirited dances of The Nutcracker as well as carols and seasonal favorites. The Symphony will be joined by the rising star soprano Virginia Mims and award-winning baritone Kim Josephson.

WPEC CBS 12 News

Thursday, December 23, 2021 from 7-8 PM
Friday, December 24, 2021 from 4-5 PM & 10-11 PM
Saturday, December 25, 2021 from 9-10 AM & 7-8 PM
Friday, December 31, 2021 from 10-11 AM


Friday, December 24, 2021 from 6-7 PM
Saturday, December 25, 2021 from 4-5 PM
Sunday, December 26, 2021 from 7-8 PM

There are multiple ways for you to watch the performance:

  1. LIVE – as the program airs respectively on WPEC CBS 12 News and WTVX, as noted above;
  2. Streaming Live – on your SmartTV, phone, tablet, or computer, log on to CBS12.com. You will see the “LIVE” streaming button. Remember, SmartTVs are very similar to your computer screen. If you have internet access on your TV, then the TV becomes a giant computer screen. Log on to CBS12.com through your internet browser, then click on the streaming button on the homepage;
  3. STIRR app – go to your selected app store and download the app. Sounds of the Season will be noted inside the app;
  4. CBS12.com – once the “LIVE” stream ends for the 12/23 airing, the show will reside on the website (CBS12.com) to watch an encore at your convenience.


The Addison Hines Charitable Trust
Dodie and Manley Thaler and the Thaler/Howell Foundation



Hallelujah from Messiah


Rejoice Greatly from Messiah

Schwarz after Handel

Concerto for Brass Quintet, Movements 2 and 4


The Trumpet Shall Sound from Messiah


Excerpts from Nutcracker: Suite No. 2


Lift Up Your Heads from Messiah


He Shall Feed His Flock from Messiah


Glory to God from Messiah

Arr. S. Jones

O Little Town of Bethlehem


A Christmas Festival

Virginia Mims

Virginia Mims is an emerging American Soprano pursuing a career in classical performance. Her recent performance highlights include operatic and music-theater roles such as Zemfira in Rachmaninoff’s Aleko (Vaness Opera Workshop), Cleopatra in Händel’s Giulio Cesare (IU Opera Theater), Susanna in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro (Brevard Music Center), Mary Bailey in Jake Heggie’s It’s A Wonderful Life (IU Opera Theater), and Marian Paroo in The Music Man (IU Opera Theater). Other notable performances include Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni (Vaness Opera Workshop) and Flower Maiden in IU’s Bicentennial 2019 production of Wagner’s Parsifal.

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Kim Josephson

One of opera's most admired baritones, Kim Josephson has appeared at The Metropolitan Opera where, since 1991, he has performed more than 250 performances of 29 roles including the title role in Rigoletto, Germont in La Traviata, Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor, and Belcore in L'Elisir d'Amore to name a few.  He has also appeared at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, most notably as Eddie Carbone in the world premiere of William Bolcom's A View from the Bridge and, from the standard repertoire, Rigoletto, Germont, Sharpless in Madama Butterfly, and Marcello in La Boheme.

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