Holiday Pops

Tickets for this performance are no longer available through the website. Tickets are available for walk-up purchase at the Marcus Center Box Office.

Concert Details

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – perfect for the whole family. This is Milwaukee’s favorite holiday musical tradition. Tony DeSare joins the Orchestra to perform classics, carols, and more. Milwaukee Handbell Ensemble rings in the holiday season!


Special Pre-Concert Talk

Join us one hour before this weekend’s Holiday Pops performances for a very special pre-concert talk. Handbell director John Behnke and the Milwaukee Handbell Ensemble ringers will share their passion for handbells. Learn everything you could ever want to know about handbells!



Start Time

8:00p on Saturday, December 1

2:30p on Sunday, December 2


Stuart Chafetz

piano + vocals

Tony DeSare

Milwaukee Symphony Chorus

Chorus Director

Cheryl Frazes Hill

Milwaukee Handbell Ensemble