Cirque de la Symphonie Returns for Winston-Salem Symphony’s A Carolina Christmas


'A Carolina Christmas!' will take concert goers through a musical journey of holiday music.

Photo courtesy of Winston-Salem Symphony’s A Carolina Christmas!

Following last year’s sold out run, Cirque de la Symphonie returns as part of the Winston-Salem Symphony’s A Carolina Christmas! with acrobatic artistry and family fun for the holidays. With Robert Moody as the conductor and master of ceremonies, these concerts have become a beloved Triad holiday tradition.

The concerts include a selection of popular and traditional holiday music. Joining the orchestra and Winston-Salem Symphony Chorale will be members of Cirque de la Symphonie, who return this year to entertain audiences with their daring acrobatic feats choreographed to music.

This is the fourth season for the Winston-Salem Symphony’s A Carolina Christmas! This year, concerts will take place on Saturday, Nov. 26 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 27 at 2 p.m. at Reynolds Auditorium, 301 N. Hawthorne Road in Winston-Salem.

Tickets range from $20 to $67 for adults and $16 to $37 for children ages 2-12 and are available in advance by calling the Symphony Box Office at 336-464-0145 or online at A family four-pack includes two adult and two children’s tickets for as little as $65 depending on seating. With this package, you can also purchase additional adult and children’s tickets for 20 percent off). The package is only available by calling the Symphony Box Office at 336-464-0145. It is not available online. Groups of 10 on more receive a 20 percent discount off of tickets.

“I love conducting these concerts,” says Moody. “They present the best of the holidays with their combination of upbeat carols and songs and moving spiritual music. The thrilling excitement of Cirque de la Symphonie adds to the magic. And yes, there will be a visit from Santa Claus!”

A Carolina Christmas! will take concert goers through a musical journey of holiday music including selections from Amahl and the Night Visitors to Sleigh Ride, O Holy Night, ‘Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy’ from The Nutcracker, a Christmas Sing-a-Long and more.

This concert is part of the Winston-Salem Symphony’s annual Toy Drive partnership with The Salvation Army of Greater Winston-Salem. Concert goers to all Symphony concerts during the month of November are encouraged to donate new, unwrapped toys for children up to age 12 at the concerts. The toys will be distributed through The Salvation Army of Greater Winston-Salem’s annual Christmas Program. The Salvation Army Advanced Band will perform before the 2 p.m. concert on Sunday.

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