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Los Angeles County Holiday Celebration

2013 List of Performers

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Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet

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Aditya Prakash Ensemble

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  • Aditya Prakash Ensemble* will debut on the Holiday Celebration with a celebratory performance blending classical Indian music with jazz and Latin rhythms.
     
  • ARC Hand Bell Choir will return to the Holiday Celebration stage with traditional holiday repertoire.
     
  • Artemusica*, a 26-member vocal ensemble will perform holiday classics in the Baroque style.
     
  • Ate9 dANCEcOMPANY*, directed by former Batsheva dancer Danielle Agami will debut on the Holiday Celebration with a modern dance work created for the show.
     
  • Colburn Children’s Choir and Young Men’s Chorus, a 50-voice ensemble of the Colburn School of Performing Arts, will perform holiday songs in Hebrew and English.
     
  • Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles will return to this year’s program with traditional holiday repertoire.
     
  • Gypsy Allstars*, featuring the sons of the internationally recognized Gipsy Kings will perform music fusing Spanish rhythms with Eastern influences.
     
  • Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet will perform a dance piece inspired by the Aztec God, Quinto Sol, celebrating the Aztec roots of Mexican culture.
     
  • Harana Men’s Chorus*, directed by L.A. Master Chorale singer Ed Nepomuceno, will perform seasonal repertoire in English and Tagalog.
     
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary Children’s Choir will perform traditional Filiipino songs celebrating the Christmas holiday.
     
  • Invertigo Dance Theatre will perform Mishachah (“family” in Hebrew), a dance portraying a Jewish family in a time of celebratoin and reflection.
     
  • JazzAntiqua Dance and Music Ensemble will present a jazz dance performance inspired by a  classic gospel hymn, “Blessed Quietness.”
     
  • Jung Im Lee Korean Dance Academy will perform a Korean drumming dance in traditional costume.
     
  • Mariachi Divas de Cindy Shea, a Grammy Award-winning female mariachi ensemble, will perform a selection of traditional holiday music in English and Spanish.
     
  • Palmdale High School Choral Union, a 45-person chorus from the Antelope Valley, will present traditional and jazz-style holiday selections.
     
  • Praizum*, a 20-member vocal ensemble, will perform classic gospel hymns and spirituals with a contemporary flavor.
     
  • Quetzal*, a Grammy Award-winning Chicano rock band based in East Los Angeles, will perform songs celebrating the holidays.
     
  • Salvation Army Tabernacle Children’s Chorus, the largest and youngest choir on the program is known for their “choralography” and light-hearted holiday songs.
     
  • Sarah Reich and Tap Music Project* will debut on the Holiday Celebration with a tap dance performance set to live holiday music.
     
  • South Bay Children’s Choir, an 80-voice ensemble, will sing traditional seasonal favorites.

* indicates groups new to the Holiday Celebration this year. Information was accurate at the time of publication, but is subject to change without notice.
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