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 CW34 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.
There are multiple ways for you to watch the performance:
Individual tickets go on sale August 1, 2020.
Hallelujah from Messiah
Rejoice Greatly from Messiah
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
O Little Town of Bethlehem
A Christmas Festival
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.
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.