Sporting 300 voices (ages 6-18), the St. Louis Children’s Choir performs holiday songs from around the world in a program called “The Light of the World”. Guest singer Peter Meredith joins star choirs, which include Music Makers, Children’s Choir 1B, Concert Choir and Young Men’s Chorus.
When 7:30 p.m. December 3 • Or Auditorium Purser, 1851, chemin Schoettler • How much $ 20 • More information 314-421-3600; stlphilharmonic.org
The Saint-Louis Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Darwin Aquino, presents its Holiday Pops Concert, a festive evening of great classics for the whole family.
Saint-Louis Symphony Orchestra
Or Powell Symphony Hall, 718 North Grand Boulevard • How much Prices vary; proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative test required • More information 314-534-1700; slso.org
The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra’s many offerings begin with “A Gospel Christmas” (7:30 pm December 9; $ 35 to $ 68). Singer Oleta Adams joins the orchestra and choir in unison for a moving celebration.
“The Muppets Christmas Carol in Concert” (2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on December 11 to 2 p.m. on December 12; $ 38.50 to $ 71.50) features Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and the other Muppets in their big-screen adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic. The orchestra performs the score of the film live, under the direction of assistant conductor Stéphanie Childress.