Holidays Concerts with the Symphony

Traditions are an important part of celebrating the holiday season - let the Symphony be one of yours! This year, join the Phoenix Symphony for a festive variety of concerts guaranteed to put you and your loved ones in the holiday spirit.

Thanksgiving weekend! Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ in Concert



This Thanksgiving weekend relive the magic of your favorite wizard in 
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ in Concert. Based on the third installment of J.K. Rowling’s classic saga, fans of all ages can now experience the thrilling tale accompanied by live music from the Phoenix Symphony Orchestra as Harry soars across the big screen.

This film is rated PG by the Motion Picture Association of America.

HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. J.K. ROWLING`S WIZARDING WORLD™ J.K. Rowling and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s18)

Run time for this performance is approximately 2 hours 45 minutes. 

Fri 11/23/18 7:30PM
Sat 11/24/18 1:00PM
Sat 11/24/18 7:30PM
Sun 11/25/18 2:00PM



Holiday Pops



It’s the most wonderful time of year as the Valley’s most beloved holiday tradition, Holiday Pops, returns to Symphony Hall. Join The Phoenix Symphony and The Phoenix Symphony Chorus to experience this festive concert of seasonal favorites and the ever-popular Holiday Sing-Along, guaranteed to put you and your family in the holiday spirit.

Run time for this performance is approximately 2 hours 30 minutes. 

Fri 11/30/18 7:30PM
Sat 12/1/18 2:00PM
Sat 12/1/18 7:30PM
Sun 12/2/18 1:00PM
Sun 12/2/18 5:00PM


Cirque Holiday Spectacular



Back by popular demand, Troupe Vertigo returns to The Phoenix Symphony with an all new holiday show. This year, the LA cirque troupe brings their gravity-defying acts to the Valley with a special dose of holiday cheer. Hear holiday favorites like “White Christmas” and “Deck the Halls” and beloved movements from masterpieces like
Swan Lake while hula hoops, strong men, contortionists, aerialists and jugglers perform on stage… and 40 feet above it!

Run time for this performance is approximately 2 hours 30 minutes. 

Fri 12/7/18 7:30PM
Sat 12/8/18 2:00PM
Sat 12/8/18 7:30PM
Sun 12/9/18 2:00PM



Handel's Messiah




An annual holiday favorite, Handel’s Messiah returns to The Phoenix Symphony. The acclaimed “Hallelujah” chorus highlights these performances featuring some of the most glorious sacred music ever written. Join The Phoenix Symphony, The Phoenix Symphony Chorus and world-class soloists in Handel’s masterpiece in churches and venues throughout the Valley.

Run time for this performance is approximately 2 hours 30 minutes.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018: Scottsdale Center for the Arts
Thursday, December 13, 2018: Mesa Arts Center
Friday, December 14, 2018: Camelback Bible Church
Saturday, December 15, 2018: American Lutheran Church
Sunday, December 16, 2018: Pinnacle Presbyterian Church

Wed 12/12/18 7:30PM
Thu 12/13/18 7:30PM
Fri 12/14/18 7:30PM
Sat 12/15/18 7:30PM
Sun 12/16/18 3:00PM



New Year's Eve Celebration



End the year on a high note with The Phoenix Symphony for the most popular New Year’s Eve Celebration in Arizona. Enjoy famous Strauss waltzes, seasonal classics and Broadway and contemporary favorites all with a complimentary glass of Champagne to celebrate the New Year. Don’t miss this joyous and popular musical event that is sure to sell out.


Run time for this performance is approximately 2 hours. 

Mon 12/31/18 7:00PM


New Year's Eve Gala


The cherished Phoenix Symphony New Year’s Eve Gala returned last year in spectacular fashion, dazzling guests with festivities and music during the best event of the season. Honorary Chairs Sharon and Dr. Oliver Harper, along with Event Chairs, Lucia Renshaw and Bruce Covill, invite you to ring in your New Year with The Phoenix Symphony once again. This magical evening begins at 8 p.m. with a cocktail reception and includes music and dancing with The JJs Band and a three-course dinner. The highlight of the evening will be the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to dance into the New Year with the full Phoenix Symphony orchestra. A champagne toast, delectable desserts and many other surprises will delight guests throughout the evening. 

Proceeds from The Phoenix Symphony New Year’s Eve Gala and Savor the Symphony support our Education & Community and Health & Wellness programming. Our innovative efforts have allowed The Phoenix Symphony to expand our vital role in civic and community life, with our musicians acting as ambassadors, advocates and educators for the benefit of Arizona residents.

Purchase options include individual tickets for $500 each and table sponsorships for $10,000.