Utah Symphony
Conductor Jerry Steichen will join the Utah Symphony for "Holiday Pops With Jerry!" Dec. 17-19.

"Christmas on Temple Square," through Dec. 27, free performances daily (www.lds.org/events)

"The Nutcracker," Ballet West, through Dec. 30, times vary, Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 300 South, $17-$71 (801-355-2787, 888-451-2787 or www.arttix.org)

"A Little Jazz With Your Mistletoe," Dan Waldis Band and vocalist Melissa Pace, Dec. 13, 7:30 p.m., Peery's Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden, $12 (801-689-8700, 801-467-8499, 800-888-8499 or www.smithstix.com)

"Messiah," Oratorio Society of Utah, Dec. 13, 7 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, $10 (801-581-7100 or www.kingsburyhall.org)

"Holiday Gift of Music," Wasatch Community Symphony Orchestra, director Theodore Zalkind, Dec. 13, 7 p.m., LDS Park Stake Center, 732 S. 800 East, free

"Messiah" sing-in, Dec. 13, 7 p.m., Murray High School, 5440 S. State, free

U. Flute Choir Christmas Concert, Dec. 13, 6 p.m., Dumke Recital Hall, U., free

"Messiah," Orchestra of Southern Utah and Messiah Choir, director Adrianne Tawa, Dec. 13 and 14, 7:30 p.m., Heritage Theatre, 105 N. 100 East, Cedar City, free

"Here Comes Santa Claus," Utah Symphony, conductor David Cho, Dec. 14, 7 p.m., Browning Center, Weber State University, Ogden, $8-$30 (801-399-9214 or www.symphonyballet.org)

"Messiah," Salt Lake Community College Concert Choir, jazz and gospel, Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m., Grand Theatre, 1575 S. Main, $24 (801-957-3322 or www.the-grand.org)

Miss Margene's Musical Theater Community Christmas Concert, Dec. 14, 7 p.m., Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, free

Timpanogos Chorale Christmas Concert, Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m., American Fork High School, 510 N. 600 East, American Fork, $3

WSU Alumni Singers, Dec. 14, 6:30 and 8 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 800 28th St., Ogden, donations accepted

"A Christmas Dream," Ballet Centre, Dec. 14-16, 7 p.m., Ballet Centre Theatre, #70 E. 4880 South, $5 (801-265-0707)

"The Nutcracker," Mountain West Ballet, Dec. 14, 18, 19 and 21, 7:30 p.m.; also Dec. 12 and 19, 2 p.m., Mount Jordan Middle School, 9360 S. 300 East, $8-$12 (801-572-6222 or www.mountainwestballet.org)

Voice Mail Christmas, a cappella, Dec. 15-16, 7:30 p.m., Thanksgiving Point Show Barn, 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, $14 (888-672-6040 or www.thanksgivingpoint.com); also Dec. 17, 7 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 S. West Temple, $9-$16 (801-355-2787, 888-451-2787 or www.arttix.org)

"Carols and Confections," Mapleton Chorale, Dec. 16, 6 p.m., Maple Mountain High School, 51 N. 2550 East, Spanish Fork, $9-$15 (mmhs.nebo.edu)

Ruth Gatrell Singers Christmas Concert, Dec. 16, 7 p.m., Farmington City Community Arts Center, 120 S. Main, Farmington, free

Saltaires Barbershop Chorus, Dec. 16, 7 and 9 p.m., SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State, Orem, $10 (801-255-2787 or www.scera.org)

"A Cheerful Christmas Concert," a benefit for the American Red Cross, Dec. 17, 7 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, U., $9 (801-355-2787, 888-451-2787 or www.arttix.org)

Stone Circle Winter Solstice concert, Celtic, Dec. 17, 7:30 p.m., Rose Wagner Center, 138 W. 300 South, $15 (801-355-2787, 888-451-2787 or www.arttix.org)

"Holiday Pops With Jerry!" Utah Symphony, conductor Jerry Steichen, Dec. 17, 7:30 p.m., Browning Center, WSU, Ogden, $20-$36 (801-399-9214 or www.symphonyballet.org); also Dec. 18 and 19, 8 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 S. West Temple, $27-$58 (801-355-2787, 888-451-2787 or www.arttix.org)

"The Nutcracker," Utah Regional Ballet, Dec. 17-19, 22, 7:30 p.m.; also Dec. 12 and 19, 2 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Provo, $16-$26 (801-852-7007 or www.coveycenter.org)

"A Kurt Bestor Christmas," Dec. 18, 7:30 p.m., Browning Center, WSU, Ogden, $24-$42 (801-626-6431 or 800-978-8457)

"Ceremony of Carols,"Cathedral of the Madeleine Choir, Dec. 18, 12:15 p.m., Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 E. South Temple, free

"Jingle Bell Rock," Riverton Jazz Band, Dec. 18, 7 p.m., South Jordan Community Center, 10778 S. Redwood Road, $5 (801-302-1222)

"Ebenezer Scrooge," Ballet Centre, Dec. 18 and 19, 7 p.m., Murray High School, 5440 S. State, $7

Jon Schmidt, Dec. 18 and 19, 7:30 p.m.; also Dec. 18, 2 p.m., Kingsbury Hall, U., $12.50-$18.50 (801-581-7100 or www.kingsburyhall.org)

Christmas Yuletide Festival, American Festival Chorus, Dec. 18 and 19, 7:30 p.m.; also Dec. 19, 2 p.m., Fine Arts Center, Utah State University, Logan, $12-$18 (435-797-8022 or csaboxoffice.usu.edu)

"Here Comes Santa Claus," Utah Symphony, conductor David Cho, Dec. 19, 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 S. West Temple, $11 (801-355-2787, 888-451-2787 or www.arttix.org)

"Hodie! Hodie!" Riverton Metropolitan Orchestra, Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m., South Hills Middle School, 13508 S. 4000 West, $7.50

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