BSO presents ‘Christmas in Baytown’

BSO practice session
Baytown Symphony Orchestra members rehearsing for Christmas in Baytown, directed by Pierre-Alain Chevalier.

Enjoy the sounds of the holidays this weekend as Baytown Symphony Orchestra presents Christmas in Baytown. Vocalists from the Baytown Community Chorus, high school choirs and church choirs will perform with the orchestra.

General admission tickets are $20. Students with ID are free. For tickets, go to http://www.lee.edu/pac or call 281.425.6255.

BSO conductor Pierre-Alain Chevalier will conduct the concert, with Michael Grauvogl leading chorus preparations. Lee College Voice Artist Instructor Cassandra Black will be featured soprano soloist.

Michael Grauvogl leading Baytown Community Chorus rehearsal.
Michael Grauvogl leading Baytown Community Chorus rehearsal.

Music to be performed by the symphony and chorus includes “Rejoice Greatly” and “Hallelujah” from “Messiah;” “’Twas the Night Before Christmas,” “Rudolph” and “Bells and Holly.”

In addition to the music performed by the orchestra only or the orchestra with the chorus, there will be familiar songs the audience is invited to sing along with, including “We Three Kings,” “Silent Night,” “Joy to the World,” “Up on the Housetop” and “We Wish You a Merry Christmas.”

Lee College offers more than 100 associate degree and certificate programs, as well as non-credit workforce and community education courses, that prepare its diverse student body for advanced higher education; successful entry into the workforce; and a variety of in-demand careers. With the main campus and McNair Center located in Baytown, Texas, and a satellite education center in nearby South Liberty County, the college serves a geographic area of more than 220,000 residents that includes 14 independent school districts. To learn more, visit www.lee.edu.