Venue Details

43 Star Starred
Nob Hill Masonic Center
Between Taylor and Jones 1111 California Street San Francisco, CA 94108
415-776-4702
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Member Tips

Marie Mohr
Masonic Center $30 for the event
info Dec 09 2011 star this tip starred
Marie Mohr
It is nice to dress up for this one
info Dec 09 2011 star this tip starred

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attended Dec 08 2011

The event was the best the SFGMC has put on in many years! It is a "must-see" event this holiday season.

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attended Dec 08 2011

It's an amazing evening ! It's certainly kicked off the holidays for me.
They are true showmen,and there are a lot of them. The show is so
much fun,too! That Rudolf... continued

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Website

https://www.sfgmc.org/events_hfth11.shtml

Description

San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus **

Tim Seelig,* artistic director and conductor *

Melody Moore**, *soprano **

Velocity Bells**, handbell ensemble

Contra Costa Wind Symphony

Singing. Dancing. Exceptional Entertainment. Where’s the one place you can get it all this holiday season? It’s only with the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus. The grandeur of the Masonic Auditorium provides the perfect setting for this true holiday extravaganza. The 275 singers of the Chorus will be joined by San Francisco Opera Soprano, Melody Moore, the extraordinary Velocity Bells handbell ensemble, and the 45-piece Contra Costa Wind Symphony.

2011 Set List: “Masters In This Hall” (arr. David Maddux); “Sleigh Ride” (arr. Eddy Clement); “Angels in Seven” (arr. Phillip Kern); “The First Noel” (Pachelbel/Rollins); “O Magnum Mysterium” (Morten Lauridsen); " Variations on Jingle Bells" (arr. Mark Hayes); “Rudolph And Other Queer Folk” (Michael Piazza); “Favorite One” (Cy Coleman); “‘Twas The Night Before Christmas” (arr. Randol Bass); “Gloria” (Randol Bass);  “Silver Bells” (arr. Kevin Robison); “Swing Into Christmas” (arr. Mac Huff); “O Holy Night” (Adolphe Charles Adams); “We Are Lights” (Stephen Schwartz/arr. James Eakin); “Silent Night” (Franz Gruber); “Peace, Peace” (Rick and Sylvia Powell);  “Christmas Flourish” (Randol Bass); and other selections to be announced.

Bonus: The first 1,000 ticketholders to arrive at the Masonic Auditorium for the performance will receive a sample of Ghirardelli’s Peppermint Bark!**

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About the Ticket Supplier: San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus

The San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus, now in its 30th season, is dedicated to bringing harmony to the world through choral presentations, by honoring the dignity of its members and supports and by serving as cultural ambassadors for San Francisco's gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and allied communities. San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom says, "The San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus has risen to become the world's premier gay men's chorus and San Franciscans can be proud of the quality performances they produce."