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Loyola Presents 27th Annual Christmas at Loyola Concert

By Loyola University on Mon, 11/25/2019 - 13:41

In keeping with tradition, Loyola University New Orleans will open the Christmas season with its signature Christmas at Loyola concert, held at historic Holy Name of Jesus Church.

(New Orleans – Nov. 25, 2019) 'Tis the season! Plan now to bring your friends and family to Christmas at Loyola, a signature event held in historic Holy Name of Jesus Church.  Cymbals crash, instruments resound, and voices soar in this annual audience favorite, as students and faculty in the university’s acclaimed School of Music and Theatre Arts put on a show-stopping performance that draws residents from around the city.

The concert, which showcases a spectacular brass and choir opening, includes a performance by Loyola Strings, the newly renamed university chamber orchestra led by internationally acclaimed virtuoso violinist and faculty member Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg. Loyola Chorale, Chorale SSA, Brass Ensemble, and university organist Dr. Marcus St. Julien will perform. The joyous event also includes an audience Christmas carol singalong. 

“This is an opportunity for us to celebrate the beauty of the season, to join campus and community together in a beautiful space with gorgeous music. We look forward to it every year!” said Dr. Meg Frazier, director of the School of Music and Theatre Arts.

Join us at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, as we open the Christmas season with the 27th annual Christmas at Loyola concert at Holy Name, 6367 St. Charles Ave. This family-friendly concert is free. Free parking is available in Loyola’s West Road garage, located on West Road and accessible from St. Charles Ave.

For more information, visit presents.loyno.edu contact the Loyola Box Office at (504) 865-2074.