Sometimes, there's no better way to get in the spirit of the holidays than to listen to some of the great music that has endured centuries. Phoenix is full of orchestras, choirs, and instrumentalists dedicated to classical music. Here is where to find classical holiday music in Metro Phoenix.
The ASU Desert Bones Trombone Choir presents Bonified Christmas December 4 - Katzin Concert Hall, Arizona State University campus
North Valley Chorale presents "Tidings of Joy" featuring J.S. Bach's Magnificat December 5 - Chaparral Christian Church
The Carolyn Eynon Singers: A Christmas Candlelight December 5 - Valley Presbyterian Church December 6 - Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
Fountain Hills Chamber Players: "Wind Music: Mozart's Serenade & Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker" December 6 - Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
Sonoran Desert Chorale - Rejoice and Sing! December 6 - First United Methodist Church December 7 - Valley Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church
Holidays with Orpheus December 9 - Velda Rose United Methodist Church
The West Valley Chorale: O Magnum Mysterium December 11 - Shepherd of the Hills Methodist Church
A Jolly Holiday with Tetra String Quartet December 12 - Tempe History Museum
Christmas Concert by Arizona Masterworks Chorale December 12 - Crosswinds Presbyterian Church
Community Messiah Singalong December 13 - Christ the Lord Lutheran Church
Phoenix Chorale A Chorale Christmas, Music by Arvo Pärt and Ola Gjeilo December 19 - Brophy Chapel December 20 - Lord of Life Lutheran Church December 20 - Trinity Episcopal Cathedral December 21 - Camelback Bible Church Decmeber 22 - Brophy Chapel
Phoenix Symphony Handel's "Messiah" December 10 - Scottsdale Center for the Arts December 12 - Ikeda Theatre Mesa Arts Center December 13 - Camelback Bible Church December 14 - Pinnacle Presbyterian Church
Holiday POPS December 5-7 - Symphony Hall
Phoenix Boys Choir Holiday Music in the Garden Wednesday, December 10, Thursday, December 11 - Desert Botanical Garden
A Phoenix Boys Choir Holiday December 13 - St. Theresa Catholic Church December 15 - American Lutheran Church December 19 - Mesa Arts Center December 20 - Camelback Bible Church December 21 - Chaparral Christian Church
12th Annual Organ Christmas Concert with Kimberly Marshall December 6-7 - Arizona State University School of Music
Holiday Festival of Choirs, with ASU Barrett Choir, Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, Men's Chorus and Women's Chorus December 6 - University La Casa de Cristo Lutheran Church
Find any show in Metro Phoenix via our extensive online concert calendar.
Like Up on the Sun on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for the latest local music news and conversation.