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Candlelight: Holiday Special Featuring “The Nutcracker” & More

December 16, 2023 @ 3:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Candlelight concerts bring the magic of a live, multi-sensory musical experience to awe-inspiring locations like never seen before in Madison. Get your tickets now to discover music inspired by the winter and holiday spirit at Monona Terrace – Lecture Hall under the gentle glow of candlelight.

General Info
Venue: Monona Terrace – Lecture Hall
Dates and times: select your dates/times directly in the ticket selector
Duration: 60 minutes (doors open 60 mins prior to the start time and late entry is not permitted)
Age requirement: 8 years old or older. Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult
Accessibility: this venue is ADA compliant

Seating is assigned on a first come first served basis in each zone

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Tentative Program

Holiday Medley – Various
Hark the Herald Angels Sing
The First Noël
Deck the Halls
O Holy Night – Adolphe Adam
The Snow is Dancing – Claude Debussy
The Seasons, Op. 37a: – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
I. January. “By the Hearth”
XII. December. “Christmas”
The Four Seasons, Violin Concerto in G Minor, Op. 8 No. 4 RV 297: “Winter” – Vivaldi
The Skaters’ Waltz, Op. 183 (Les Patineurs) – Émile Waldteufel
Greensleeves (What Child is This) – Traditional
Holiday Medley
Joy to the World
Angels We Have Heard on High
Away in a Manger
The Nutcracker, Op. 71 – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Miniature Overture
Act I, Scene II: No. 2, “March”
Act II: No. 12d, Divertissement. “Trepak, Russian Dance”
Act II: No. 13, “Waltz of the Flowers”
Act II: No. 14c, Pas de Deux. Variation II, “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy”


Listeso String Quartet

Happens on the following Dates:
Dec 16, 2023, 3:30pm to 5:30pm CST
Dec 16, 2023, 6:00pm to 8:00pm CST
Dec 16, 2023, 8:30pm to 10:30pm CST


December 16, 2023
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm


Monona Terrace
One John Nolen Drive
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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