The South Jersey Pops, the region’s own non-profit orchestra, continues its 51st season as it presents its holiday special, “All is Bright” Dec. 11, 2022, at Lenape High School in Medford, N.J. The concert will feature uplifting holiday staples from classical to pop culture, performed by the 60-piece orchestra along with special guests.
South Jersey Pops’ musical director Robert Bradshaw of Audubon, founder of the Haddonfield School of Music, once again conducts.
“We like to pull out all the stops for our holiday concerts, and this year’s performance is no different,” said Bradshaw. “We’re excited to have musical guests participate as we take audiences through a variety of favorites spanning multiple faiths and musical genres.”
“All is Bright” will include the Audubon High School Choral Ensemble and guitarist/vocalist Charlie Hannagan of Wilmington, Del. Featured musical selections include Leroy Anderson’s Christmas Festival, festive sounds of Hanukkah, two pieces by Trans Siberian Orchestra including Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24, Christmas at the movies, and Hallelujah Chorus from Handel’s Messiah.
“All is Bright” begins at 3 p.m. Dec. 11; doors open 30 minutes before the performance. Admission is $15 for adults, and $5 for children under 12. Children under 2 are free. Lenape High School is located at 235 Hartford Road, Medford, N.J. To order tickets, visit https://www.southjerseypops.org/events-tickets.
Upcoming performances include:
- “Discord: The Sound of Human Conflict” – March 26
- “Top Secret” – May 21
Season subscriptions including all three remaining concerts are also available for $35 at https://www.southjerseypops.org/events-tickets.
Founded in 1969, the South Jersey Pops is a 60-piece community orchestra based in Burlington County, New Jersey. Comprised of professional and volunteer instrumentalists, the orchestra brings stylistic musical entertainment to South Jersey. For more information on the South Jersey Pops, visit www.southjerseypops.org.