The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Philip Mann, Music Director and Conductor, presents the second concert of the 2015-2016 Acxiom Pops Live Series: Holiday Pops with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra.The (ASO) concert series is set for 7:30PM Friday Dec. 18, 7:30PM Saturday, Dec. 19, and 3PM Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015 at Pulaski Academy’s Connor Performing Arts Center in Little Rock, Ark. The program showcases the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra with holiday favorites like Joy to the World, Silver Bells, and Silent Night, seasonal orchestral classics from Bach and Gabrieli, children’s choir, the gospel vocals of Vickie Woodard,  and special guest Bonnie Montgomery on vocals and guitar.

The ASO’s annual tradition of hosting a children’s fair continues this season on at 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 20, in the lobby before the concert. The fair features arts and crafts, Santa Claus, and live musical entertainment in the hour preceding the concert on Sunday. Admission is complimentary with concert tickets.

Tickets are $19, $35, $49, and $58; active duty military and student tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at their website or by phone at 501-666-1761, ext. 100.

About Arkansas Symphony Orchestra

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra celebrates its 50th season in 2015-2016, under the leadership of Music Director Philip Mann. ASO is the resident orchestra of Robinson Center Music Hall, and performs more than sixty concerts each year for more than 165,000 people through its Stella Boyle Smith Masterworks Series, ACXIOM Pops LIVE! Series, River Rhapsodies Chamber Music Series, and numerous concerts performed around the state of Arkansas, in addition to serving central Arkansas through numerous community outreach programs and bringing live symphonic music education to over 26,000 school children and over 200 schools.