There are more ways than ever to celebrate the holiday season with The Philly POPS!
The Perelman Theatre
The Philly POPS’ Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia, under the direction of POPS Artistic Director for Jazz Terell Stafford, performs Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn’s The Nutcracker: Suite in a one-night-only show, The Harlem Nutcracker. This show also includes star turns from renowned jazz-fusion trumpet player Randy Brecker and big-band drummer Jeff Hamilton. This is the jazz orchestra’s sixth annual presentation of The Harlem Nutcracker, a tradition started in honor of the great saxophonist, Jimmy Heath.
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Holiday favorite A Philly POPS Christmas: Spectacular Sounds of the Season! kicks in December 7–21 at the Kimmel Center. The POPS brings the traditional 300 performers to the stage including Hamilton star Mandy Gonzalez, Principal Guest Conductor David Charles Abell, The POPS’ Festival Chorus, The Philadelphia Boys Choir, and The African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas Gospel Choir.