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Wednesday: Holiday Pops at Symphony Hall

 

Keith Lockhart conducts the Boston Pops in holiday favorites at Symphony Hall. Photo by Michael Lutch

 

Holiday Pops
Wednesday, December 19, at 8 p.m.
Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave., Boston 
(617) 266-1492 or www.bso.org
Tickets: $33-$118; day-of rush tickets $10

Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops perform holiday classics in this concert series, which runs through December 27. Songs include “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing” and “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town,” as well as the  “Hallelujah Chorus” from Handel’s Messiah. Local celebrities join the orchestra to narrate the Clement Clarke Moore classic “’Twas the Night Before Christmas” — Wednesday’s guest is chef Todd English. Each performance ends with a holiday sing-along.