Jennifer Holliday

Jennifer Holliday will headline the San Bernardino Symphony’s Nov. 16 concert at the California Theatre.

Two Grammy Award winning artists will be performing on November 16 at the San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra annual holiday concert at the California Theatre.

The artists featured will be Broadway vocal legend Jennifer Holliday and virtuoso cellist Lynn Harrell.

In addition to Holliday and Harrell, Angelito Garcia is part of the show. Some of you may remember Garcia from Season 13 of America's Got Talent where, at age 12, he performed José José's “El Triste,” followed by Bruno Mars' song “Just the Way You Are.”

Together they will present an eclectic blend of beloved music from Halloween, Dia de los Muertos, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas.

Audiences will hear excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” along with Bloch’s “Schelomo: Hebriac Rhapsody for Solo Cello and Orchestra.“

In the same half, they will hear Elfman’s “Nightmare Before Christmas”, and America’s Got Talent vocalist Angelio Garcia will perform Lopez’s “Remember Me” from “Coco.”

In the second half of the performance, Holliday will reprise some of her best-known Broadway songs, including “And I am Telling You” and “I Am Changing from Dreamgirls.”

“November’s concert reaches into the heart of nearly every family in the Inland Empire,” said Maestro Anthony Parnther “Jennifer Holliday and Lynn Harrell are two world famous and beloved musical icons that bookend a concert filled with hope and beauty. We can’t wait to perform for our community!”

The concert will all be held at the aforementioned California Theatre of the Performing Arts, 562 W. 4th St., San Bernardino.

Concert tickets may be purchased at sanbernardinosymphony.org or by calling (909) 381-5388.

Students and active military tickets are just $15. General admission tickets are $30, $45, $55 and $65.

The Nov. 16 concert is the second of six major performances scheduled for the Symphony’s upcoming season.

Jan. 18, 2020 brings American Legacy: A Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. featuring soprano Lettrice Lawrence, bass-baritone Bradley Baker and tenor Jacob Lusk, along with the powerful sounds of the Selah Gospel Choir.

Feb. 22, the symphony will perform Cirque de la Symphonie bringing awe-inspiring acrobatics choreographed to Classical music to the stage alongside orchestral musicians.

A March 15 matinee will highlight works by Tchaikovsky, Mozart and Grieg, including a solo performance of Mozart’s “Bassoon Concerto” by Maestro Parnther.

The season will close May 2 with From Stage to Screen, a tribute to the golden age of Hollywood with movie scores from Bernard Hermann and a tribute to Judy Garland by Emmy-nominated vocalist Angela Ingersoll.

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