Each season, Symphony Center offers special concerts appropriate for children ages 5 and up, including Vienna Boys Choir, Merry, Merry Chicago! and select CSO at the Movies concerts.

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra's Merry, Merry Chicago! returns with Members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the internationally-renowned 160-member Chicago Children’s Choir, celebrating their 60th Anniversary, for a holiday concert filled with treasured carols, a sing-along of festive favorites and a very special guest from the North Pole! Joining the celebration this season is special guest vocalist Ashley Brown, best known for originating the role of Mary Poppins on Broadway. "[Brown] brought down the house…one of the most powerful performances that one will ever hear" (Broadway World). This holiday celebration is perfect for the whole family!

This concert will be approx. two hours and have an intermission. Recommended for ages 5 and up.


Celebrate Christmas in Vienna at Symphony Center! One of the world’s oldest and most illustrious choral groups, the enchanting Vienna Boys Choir returns for a performance of popular folk songs, classical masterpieces and beloved holiday favorites. This treasured annual concert is the perfect holiday tradition for the entire family.