A holiday tradition! Conductor Stuart Chafetz and the University of Washington Chorale return for another fun-filled Holiday Pops program. Featuring seasonal classics and traditional favorites like “Silent Night,” “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” “O Come, All Ye Faithful” and “Joy to the World.” Find that sparkling magic you love when this year’s Holiday Pops kicks off the season with humor, joy and heartfelt warmth. “Baby, It’s cold outside,” so come relax at Benaroya Hall.
Stuart Chafetz, a conductor celebrated for his dynamic and engaging podium presence, is increasingly in demand with orchestras across the continent and this season Chafetz will be on the podium in Seattle, Detroit, Naples, Phoenix, Cincinnati, Milwaukee, Vancouver and many more.
Darius de Haas is a Chicago born singer/actor with "deeps roots in jazz and soul" (The New York Times). He was in the original Broadway productions of Kiss of the Spiderwoman, Carousel (revival), Rent and more.
Rachel York is a dynamic and versatile actress, singer, dancer and comedienne.
Santa Claus, from the North Pole, is known for his jolly demeanor and ability to bring cheer to any performance. In his signature red and white suit, he has charmed audiences near and far.
The University of Washington Chorale is an auditioned advanced undergraduate ensemble of music and non-music majors from the Seattle campus.
The Seattle Symphony is one of America’s leading symphony orchestras and is internationally acclaimed for its innovative programming and extensive recording history.