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Robert Odle and Richard Averill's musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' beloved novella about the joy of giving has been a Tulsa tradition for more than 40 years. It's a heartwarming story about Scrooge, a lonely humbug who is given the rare chance to change his life and find his heart. Revisit or start your own family tradition this holiday season.
Tulsa Ballet’s 2021 World Premiere production of The Nutcracker was welcomed by Tulsa families with record-breaking ticket sales because of its exciting new choreography, colorful costumes and larger-than-life moving sets! If you didn’t get a chance to see it during its world premiere year or just want to make it your holiday family tradition, join us for this story of a young girl’s magical journey on Christmas Eve, set in 19th century Germany. Exciting choreography by Val Caniparoli and Ma Cong plus breathtaking sets and costumes by designer Tracy Grant Lord leave audiences spellbound. From the epic battle between the Nutcracker Prince’s army of toy soldiers and the Mouse King’s rodent minions, to the enchanting land of the Snow Queen followed by the Sugar Plum Fairy’s Kingdom of Sweets, a cast of close to 100 local children joins the dancers of Tulsa Ballet to create a lifetime of memories for young and old. The Nutcracker is sponsored by The HA and Mary K Chapman Foundations and the Suzanne and Jim Kneale Family Foundation. Tickets on sale August 1st
All tickets are Reserved Seats The Balcony sections are NOT available for this event. This is an all-ages event (*be advised this show contains adult content) For the 8th consecutive year, Murray & Peter present, “A Drag Queen Christmas”. Get ready for your favorite queens performing live on stage. We’ve got Winners, Fan Favorites and Miss Congeniality. The show starts at 8pm. There will be a 20- minute intermission. Check DragFans.com for the cast performing in your city!
Celebrate the holidays with one of the world's best tenors as the TPAC and the University of Tulsa partner to present David Phelps: It Must Be Christmas. David is an Emmy and Dove award-winning artist who gained fame as the tenor in the Gaither Vocal Band. His seemingly endless vocal range, which extends more than three octaves, coupled with his gift for communicating a song, has brought the house down in the world’s most prestigious venues. His PBS specials “O Holy Night” and “David Phelps Classics” have garnered critical acclaim across musical genres. His renditions of classic seasonal favorites will leave you soaring with holiday spirit.
Signature Chorale Celebrate the emergence of the holiday season with Christmas in Tulsa, a concert that promises timeless holiday favorites for a magical night with friends and family. The Signature Chorale joins the Signature Symphony and the whole evening will conclude with an entire auditorium of music lovers singing in unison to a holiday sing-a-long. Signature Symphony at TCC appreciates the support of TTCU Federal Credit Union as the 2022-2023 Corporate Season Sponsor. In addition, this project is supported in part by the Oklahoma Arts Council, which receives support from the State of Oklahoma and the National Endowment for the Arts.
American HERstory comes to life with a new twist on a classic musical. It's the summer of 1776, and the nation is ready to declare independence... if only the Congress can agree to it! Witness the birth of a nation with our all-female cast of founding ‘fathers.’ Tickets go on sale Tuesday, November 1, 2022!
Ottorino Respighi - Gli Ucceli (The Birds) Ottorino Respighi - Church Windows Sergei Prokofiev - Symphony No. 5
This is the story of Eller–a progressive white matriarch–and her mixed-race grandson, Jaybo, who live together down by the railroad tracks in rural Georgia. When Eller’s mind begins to fade, her violent past in the segregated South haunts her from the very walls of the old family home. And as she descends terrifyingly closer toward a horrifying truth, Jaybo’s capacity to love his grandmother is put to the test.
Edvard Grieg -Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 Carlos Chavez - Symphony No. 2 "Sinfonia India" Johannes Brahms - Symphony No. 1
An ordinary girl experiences one magical night, thanks to her Fairy Godmother and a pair of glass slippers. Brand new choreography by rising star Andrew McNicol tells this classic love story with stunning new sets and costumes, designed especially for this production by world-renowned designer Jerome Kaplan, to create the ultimate romantic comedy. Watch before your very eyes as the stage turns into a life-sized story book with lavish costumes, live accompaniment by the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra, and an exquisite carriage ride plucked right from the pages of the original folk tale as you get swept up in the romance of the story you know and love. Fairy tales do come true!
Friday, February 17, 2023 8:00 p.m. ahha Doors open at 7:00 p.m. for wine and hors d'oeuvres A Playlist of Women Composers Vittoria Aleotti Se del tuo corpo Caroline Shaw Punctum Hawa Kassé Diabeté Tegere Tulon, Mvt 1 Gabriela Lena Frank Leyendas: An Andean Walkabout Nina Simone Love Me or Leave Me Saturday, February 18, 2023 7:30 p.m. Westby Pavilion Doors open at 7:00 for wine and conversation Wijeratne Two Pop Songs on Antique Poems Mendelssohn Quartet in E Minor, Op. 44, No. 2 Sunday, February 19, 2023 3:00 p.m. Williams Theatre Pre-concert lecture at 2:15 p.m. Haydn Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 33, No. 2, “Joke” Jörg Widmann Quartet No. 3, “Hunting Quartet” Caroline Shaw Punctum Beethoven Quartet No. 16 in F Major, Op.135
With their debut recording, “Souvenirs” recently named BBC Music Magazine ‘recording of the year’, Canada’s Rolston String Quartet continues to receive acclamation and recognition for their musical excellence. As the 2018 recipient and first international ensemble chosen for the prestigious Cleveland Quartet Award from Chamber Music America, their accolades and awards precede them. In 2016, a monumental year, they won First Prize at the 12th Banff International String Quartet Competition, Grand Prize at the 31st Chamber Music Yellow Springs Competition, and Astral’s National Auditions. Haydn Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 33, No. 2, “Joke” Jörg Widmann Quartet No. 3, “Hunting Quartet” Caroline Shaw Punctum Beethoven Quartet No. 16 in F Major, Op.135