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  • LA Phil's 2019 Deck The Hall Concerts Celebrate The Spirit of the Holiday Season
  • Nov. 21, 2019
  • Chanticleer, Dianne Reeves, CeCe Winans, Holiday Sing-Along, White Christmas Sing-Along,
    New Year’s Eve with Kristin Chenoweth, and
    New Year’s Day with Zubin Mehta and the LA Phil
    at Walt Disney Concert Hall

    Los Angeles, CA (November 21, 2019) – The LA Phil’s Deck the Hall concerts feature performances by an eclectic array of artists who bring the joy of the holiday season to concert-goers during this special time of year. Featured holiday concerts at Walt Disney Concert Hall are: the rich harmonies of Chanticleer (Dec 17); five-time Grammy®-winning jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves (Dec 20); the family-friendly fun of the annual Holiday Sing-Along (Dec 21); the heartwarming White Christmas Sing-Along (Dec 22); and twelve-time Grammy®-winning gospel singer CeCe Winans (Dec 23). Deck the Hall festivities culminate with two special New Year’s Eve performances featuring superstar of screen and stage Kristen Chenoweth (Dec 31), and a New Year’s Day celebration with beloved maestro Zubin Mehta and the LA Phil (Jan 1).

    In addition to the holiday sights and sounds, the LA Phil Store has become a popular destination to find unique and cherished gifts related to music, architecture, and design. The LA Phil Store is open 10AM – 5PM daily, as well as before, during, and after evening concerts. Give the gift of music by purchasing an LA Phil gift card, which can be used for concert tickets, LA Phil merchandise, dining, and more, at Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Hollywood Bowl.

    2019 DECK THE HALL HOLIDAY CONCERT SERIES SCHEDULE:

    Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at 8:00 PM
    A Chanticleer Christmas

    The much-celebrated, Grammy®-winning 12-man chorus makes its return for a classic program of a cappella choral music, presented with stunning clarity, precision, and excellence.

    Friday, December 20, 2019, at 8:00 PM
    Dianne Reeves: Christmas Time Is Here

    Dianne Reeves
    Peter Martin, piano
    Romero Lubambo, guitar
    Reginald Veal, bass
    Terreon Gully, drums

    One of the greatest singers of our time presents holiday favorites. With an all-star ensemble – pianist Peter Martin, guitarist Romero Lubambo, bassist Reginald Veal, and drummer Terreon Gully – sharing the stage with her supreme vocal prowess, it’s a night of guaranteed good cheer.

    Saturday, December 21, 2019, at 11:30 AM and 2:30 PM
    Holiday Sing-Along

    Melissa Peterman, host
    John Sutton, conductor
    Angeles Chorale

    Join in song with hundreds of fellow revelers – plus a jazz combo, a choir, and the mighty pipe organ – for this joyous annual tradition. A jolly good time for the whole family! Children two and up admitted.

    Sunday, December 22, 2019, at 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM
    White Christmas Sing-Along

    Get dressed up in your snazzy best and sing along with Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney, Danny Kaye, Vera-Ellen, and the film’s remastered soundtrack – plus hundreds of your fellow snow-dreaming Angelenos – at our special holiday screening of this classic 1954 film, presented with lyrics on screen.

    Monday, December 23, 2019, at 8:00 PM
    CeCe Winans

    One of the best-selling and most-awarded female gospel artists of all time, CeCe Winans is known throughout the world as an icon in modern music history. Having sold over five million albums, she has been awarded a staggering 12 Grammys®, 20 Dove Awards, and seven Stellar Awards, as well as multiple NAACP Image Awards, Soul Train Awards, Essence Awards, and more. Marking her Walt Disney Concert Hall debut, this special holiday-themed gospel concert will feature CeCe with a full band and gospel choir.

    Tuesday, December 31, 2019, at 7:00 PM and 10:30 PM
    New Year’s Eve with Kristin Chenoweth

    The wildly talented and versatile star of Broadway and TV sends 2019 out with a bang, with two performances of material drawn from throughout her career – including music from her new album, For the Girls. Whether she’s singing showtunes, gospel, country, or pop, the Tony® and Emmy® Award winner commands the stage with her operatic voice, unparalleled panache, and charm.

    Wednesday, January 1, 2020, at 8:00 PM
    Viennese New Year with Zubin

    Los Angeles Philharmonic
    Zubin Mehta, conductor
    Julian Rachlin, violin
    Chen Reiss, soprano

    Ringing in the New Year with Strauss family waltzes and Viennese flair has become a symphony tradition across the world. Start your 2020 with the LA Phil and Zubin Mehta, who honed his art in Vienna.

    For more information and full artists biographies, please visit laphil.com

    Tickets for the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s 2019/20 season are available for purchase at laphil.com, in person at the Walt Disney Concert Hall Box Office, or by phone at 323 850 2000.

    The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, under the vibrant leadership of Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel, presents an inspiring array of music from all genres – orchestral, chamber, and Baroque music, organ and celebrity recitals, new music, jazz, world music and pop – at two of L.A.’s iconic venues, Walt Disney Concert Hall (laphil.com) and the Hollywood Bowl (hollywoodbowl.com). The LA Phil’s season at Walt Disney Concert Hall extends from September through May and throughout the summer at the Hollywood Bowl. With the preeminent Los Angeles Philharmonic at the foundation of its offerings, the LA Phil aims to enrich and transform lives through music, with a robust mix of artistic, learning, and community programs.
  • contact:

    Sophie Jefferies, sjefferies@laphil.org, 213 972 3422
    Laura Cohen, lcmediapr@gmail.com, 310 867 3897
    Lisa White, lwhite@laphil.org, 213 972 3408
    Photos: 213 972 3034