SPAC Unwraps A Sleigh-full Of Holiday Programs.

Experience the magic of SPAC all year round in venues throughout Saratoga!

SOLD OUT! NEW! Vienna Boys Choir
DEC 4 | 7 PM

Bethesda Episcopal Church, 26 Washington St, Saratoga Springs, NY          

“Bright, light voices through the centuries…” — New York Times

The angelic-voiced musicians of the Vienna Boys Choir celebrate the magic of the holiday season with a delightful program of Austrian folk songs, classical masterpieces, Christmas hymns, and holiday carols. For six centuries, these young cultural ambassadors have been adored around the world for their wide range of repertoire, purity of tone, and generosity of music spirit.

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NEW! “The Nutcracker” by Salzburg Marionette Theatre
DEC 6 | 7PM
DEC 7 | 2PM

Saratoga Springs High School, 1 Blue Streak Boulevard, Saratoga Springs, NY

From Austria with love, these marionettes have delighted children worldwide since 1913.  With humorous and imaginative staging and ballet scenes acted out in great detail, the Salzburg Marionettes will immerse you in the story of Clara and The Nutcracker. This original production features live actors with their marionette “friends,” bringing the famous holiday tale to sparkling life while set to Tchaikovsky’s beloved music. The famed artistic perfection comes from attention to detail and the loving precision used to create the costumes and stage design. The creative skill of this adaptation and the manipulation of their characters will dazzle the child in each of us.

Tickets to Salzburg Marionette Theatre

Orchestra of St. Luke’s Brandenburg Concertos
DEC 14 | 7 PM

Performance by the Orchestra of St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble at the Morgan Library and Museum in advance of their Facets of Brahms Festival performance, on June 20, 2018.

Bethesda Episcopal Church, 26 Washington St, Saratoga Springs, NY

A new holiday-time tradition in Saratoga Springs, Orchestra of St. Luke’s (OSL) will return for a third year to perform Bach’s beloved Brandenburg Concertos in an acoustically sublime, intimate setting at Bethesda Episcopal Church. One of America’s most versatile orchestras which has been praised as “fresh and invigorating,” by the New York Times, OSL collaborates with the world’s finest artists and performs approximately 70 concerts each year at venues such as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center.

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DEC 19 | 7 PM

SPAC @ Bethesda Church, 26 Washington St, Saratoga Springs, NY

 “They bring a new dimension to the word ‘ensemble’ with meticulous timing and tuning.” —Gramophone 

 The British ensemble VOCES8 has wowed the world with an extensive repertory both in it’s a cappella concerts and in collaborations with leading orchestras. VOCES8 will enchant Capital Region audiences with a festive program that spans from traditional holiday music to contemporary pieces.

Tickets to VOCES8