Columbus Symphony Presents 2012 Holiday Pops, Now thru 12/2

Columbus Symphony Presents 2012 Holiday Pops, Now thru 12/2

A great annual Columbus tradition continues as Ronald J. Jenkins leads the Columbus Symphony and Chorus in some of the season's most-loved holiday songs and carols. The event will also include performances by the Columbus Children's Choir, dancers Justin Gibbs and Joanie Evans, narrator Steven Crawford, and children from BalletMet, plus a special guest appearance by Santa.

The Columbus Symphony presents Holiday Pops at the Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.) tonight, November 30, at 8pm; Saturday, December 1, at 8pm; and Sunday, December 2, at 3pm.

Tickets are $25-$65 and can be purchased at the CAPA Ticket Center (39 E. State St.), all Ticketmaster outlets, and To purchase tickets by phone, please call (614) 228-8600 or (800) 745-3000. The Ohio Theatre Ticket Office will open two hours prior to each performance. Young people between the ages of 13-25 may purchase $5 PNC Arts Alive All Access tickets while available. For more information, visit

The 2012 Holiday Pops program will include:

Courtney, Holiday "Pops" Overture

Handel, For Unto Us a Child Is Born (Messiah)

Chesnokov, Spaséniye Sodélal (Salvation is Created)

Respighi, Adoration of the Magi from Trittico Botticelliano

Isaacson, Light the Legend

Main, Bethlehem Down

Main, Alleluja, A New Work is Come on Hand

Shaw-Bennett, I Saw Three Ships

Hale, Brassy Holidays

Willcocks, Fanfares and Carols (audience sing along)
O Come, All Ye Faithful
The First Nowell; Hark!
Hark the Herald Angels Sing