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The PhilHallmonics to Play Lincoln Center, 12/7

This weekend join The Philhallmonics swingin' and singin' their way through holiday favorites in "Man With The Bag" presented by The Lincoln Center Library for the Performing Arts and The PhilHallmonics on Saturday, December 7, 2013, 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. at the Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center (entrance at 65th St & Amsterdam). The PhilHallmonics is led by founder, Broadway conductor and composer, Phil Hall and directed by Broadway choreographer Sharon Halley.

Whether you've been naughty or nice, Santa's got something in his bag that's sure to delight. You'll enjoy innovative stylings of holiday chestnuts such as "I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm," "We Need A Little Christmas," "Jingle Bell Rock," "Once Upon A December," "That Holiday Feeling," "Little Saint Nick", "I Love The Winter Weather," among many, many other toe tapping tunes. You'll also find the crowd pleasing Sugar Plum Ladies, from previous holiday concerts, conspire to establish themselves as indispensable members of The Philhallmonics, and will do whatever it takes to do so.

The PhilHallmonics is comprised of professional Broadway, cabaret and classical singers and dancers. "Man With The Bag" will feature Karen Arlington, Lynette Baiocco, Mary Lou Barber, Dolly Ellen Friedman, Lenore Fuerstman, Linda Sue Moshier, Alyson Reim, Martin Samuel, Diana Silva, and Becca Yure?.

A three-piece band comprised of Phil Hall (piano) Karl Spicer (bass) Andy Drelles (reeds) will punctuate the proceedings as this bevy of beauties strut their stuff. The big man himself makes an appearance in the final number-in and OUT of his Santa suit!

"Man With The Bag" is sure to make you smile, make you laugh and fill you with warm and toasty holiday feelings. You'll also hear some pretty inspired singing," said Phil Hall, The PhilHallmonics' founder and musical director.

NOTE: The concert is free with general seating, and there is a maximum capacity of 200 seats. Since this is a popular free holiday event, it is strongly advised to be in line an hour prior to the performance time.

Under the leadership of Phil Hall, The PhilHallmonics is a group of intergenerational women who sing so others can soar. Whether they are performing for corporate events and donating part of their fee to a favorite charity or providing their talents to raise money and awareness for humanitarian causes, they sing to send a message: it is never too late to follow your passion and, by doing so, find fulfillment and help others. The PhilHallmonics'ensemble of alluring singers and dancers will inspire you with their rich feminine energy and dynamic performances.

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