Holidays at the Bradley Symphony Center

This holiday season, the Bradley Symphony Center is the place to be for making musical memories! From long-standing chorus traditions with Handel’s Messiah and Holiday Pops to holiday jazz and films with orchestra – joyful experiences await for your families and loved ones with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra!

Elf™ In Concert  |  November 24 - 26, 2023
Experience your favorite Christmas film transformed with the music of a live symphony orchestra in Elf™ in Concert! For the first time ever, audiences can rediscover the magic of this holiday classic while a live symphony orchestra performs John Debney’s wonderful score and Santa Claus soars across the big screen in high-definition.

Holiday Jazz With Dee Alexander  |  December 2, 2023
Don’t miss a special one-night-only performance of Dee Alexander, “Chicago’s first lady of jazz,” serving up the winter holiday season in style with show-stopping standards and spirituals to lift your soul. Accompanied by guitarist and composer/arranger John McLean and a collection of Chicago’s finest musicians, the Alexander McLean Project achieves new musical heights on stage at the Bradley Symphony Center.

The Commercialists: Charlie Brown Christmas  |  December 4, 2023 7:00 p.m. & 9:00 p.m.
Good Grief! Local favorites The Commericalists bring their annual holiday tradition to the Bradley Symphony Center for the first time ever for one special night. Sit right on the stage as you experience a live performance of Vince Guaraldi Trio’s "A Charlie Brown Christmas", complete with bar service and festive seasonal beverages. Your ticket includes one drink. Usher in the holiday season with the familiar tunes from everyone's favorite holiday soundtrack, plus the vocal styling of local jazz singer Donna Woodall.

Handel's Messiah  |  December 8 - 10, 2023
Handel’s Messiah, one of the most revered oratorios of all time, has become one of the most anticipated traditions of the holiday season. While the Bradley Symphony Center is decked in festive splendor, Music Director Ken-David Masur leads the orchestra and the Milwaukee Symphony Chorus as they fill the concert hall with Handel’s sacred sounds, including the exalted “Hallelujah” chorus.

Holiday Pops  |  December 14 - 19, 2023
Byron Stripling returns to the Bradley Symphony Center for the MSO’s cherished tradition of holiday cheer! Featuring special guests in a program of audience favorite classics, carols, and sing-alongs, this is a musical jubilee of the season you won’t want to miss.

Back to the Future  |  December 30 - 31, 2023
Recharge your flux capacitor … and get ready to celebrate this unforgettable movie classic as you’ve never seen and heard it before! Back to the Future is the 1.21-gigawatt blockbuster that topped the 1985 box office chart, spawned two wildly successful sequels, and stamped an enduring imprint on pop culture.

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Gift certificates: A great Holiday Gift

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