October 17, 2013
Release modified Nov. 5 to reflect change of venue and dates.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
TIM WOLLENZIEN, director, Cultural Events and Music Organizations
AMY KELLY, Media Relations director
CONCORDIA CHRISTMAS CONCERT TICKETS GO ON SALE NOV. 5
Tickets for the 87th annual Concordia College Christmas Concert go on sale beginning at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5. The Memorial Auditorium box office, located on 12th Avenue at 7th Street South, Moorhead, is open 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. The Concordia Christmas Concert is one of the best-known events in the Midwest, and this year's theme is “Before the Marvel of This Night.”
The Moorhead Concerts will be held at the Fargo Civic Center at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15.
Tickets are $13 each. Online, telephone and mail order ticket purchases require a $2 handling charge per ticket. For more information on the concerts or to purchase tickets visit ConcordiaChristmas.com or call (888) 477-0277. Mail orders should be addressed to Christmas Concert Tickets, Concordia College, 901 8th St. S., Moorhead, MN 56562. Discounted tickets for groups of 20 or more may be placed online or by calling (888) 477-0277 beginning Monday, Oct. 21.
The Minneapolis concerts will be held at the Orchestra Hall at 6 and 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12. Tickets for the Minneapolis concert can be purchased beginning Nov. 5 at 9 a.m. from the Orchestra Hall Box Office, by phone at (800) 292-4141 or online at MinnesotaOrchestra.org. Ticket prices are $20, $24 and $28 plus handling fees.
More than 450 student musicians will illuminate the marvel of Christ’s birth through music and a 176’ by 20’ art installation. Each year this is a Christmas tradition experienced by nearly 18,000 audience members.
To hear a recorded message about the Christmas Concert (including parking and handicapped access details) and other upcoming music events, call (218) 299-4515.