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Holiday music calendar

Anonymous 4 —  Susan Hellauer, left, Ruth Cunningham, Jacqueline Horner-Kwiatek and Marsha Genensky — performs  Wednesday at Transylvania University's  Haggin Auditorium. Read about the 
a cappella group in Sunday's Life + Arts.
Anonymous 4 — Susan Hellauer, left, Ruth Cunningham, Jacqueline Horner-Kwiatek and Marsha Genensky — performs Wednesday at Transylvania University's Haggin Auditorium. Read about the a cappella group in Sunday's Life + Arts.

The University of Kentucky and Lexington Philharmonic are hardly the only groups presenting holiday concerts this month. Here's a list of upcoming performances, culled from the calendars of LexGo.com.

If you don't see your holiday music event here, you can add it to our online calendar by visiting http://calendar.kentucky.com (click on "Add to our listings").

Handel's Messiah. Featuring the Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys, Cathedral Girls Choir and Lexington Baroque Ensemble. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3. Christ Church Cathedral, 166 Market St. $15-$35. (859) 254-4497.

Handel's Messiah. Featuring the Lexington Philharmonic and Lexington Chamber Chorale. 8 p.m. Dec. 3. Cathedral of Christ the King, 299 Colony Blvd. $25-$52; available at Philharmonic offices, ArtsPlace, 161 N. Mill St., fourth floor; by calling (859) 233-4226 or at Lexphil.org.

Sounds of the Season with Another Note Men's Chorus. 7 p.m. Dec. 4. Woodland Christian Church, 530 E. High St. $12 suggested donation to Moveable Feast of Lexington. (859) 231-1730.

Ernie Haase and Signature Sound Christmas Concert. 7 p.m. Dec 4. NorthEast Christian Church, 990 Star Shoot Pkwy. $10-$25. (859) 299-1251.

Rockin' Roll Christmas with the Kentuckians Chorus. 7 p.m. Dec. 4. Transylvania University Carrick Theater, Mitchell Fine Arts Center, 300 N. Broadway. Sold out.

Georgetown College Concert Choir. Featuring Handel's Messiah, part one; Bernstein's Chichester Psalms. 3 p.m. Dec. 5. Georgetown College John L. Hill Chapel, Georgetown. Free.

Asbury University Christmas Celebration: Fantasia, A Celebration in Christmas Song. Featuring Asbury University Orchestra and Asbury University Chorale. 3 p.m. Dec. 5. Asbury University Hughes Auditorium, Wilmore.

Handel's Messiah. Featuring Eastern Kentucky University Strings and Concert Choir. 6 p.m. Dec. 7. First Baptist Church, 425 Eastern Bypass, Richmond.

Asbury Christmas Music Chapel: Concert Band, Men's Glee Club. 10 a.m. Dec. 8. Asbury University Hughes Auditorium, Wilmore. free.

Anonymous 4: Noel: Four Centuries of Christmas. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8. Transylvania University Haggin Auditorium, Mitchell Fine Arts Center, 300 N. Broadway. Free; tickets available at W.T. Young Student Center. (859) 233-8141.

Eastern Kentucky University Madrigal Dinner. 6-8 p.m. Dec. 10. Eastern Kentucky University Student Services Building Auditorium, Richmond. $27. (859) 622-3266.

Christmas at Clark Chapel. Music by local musicians. 7 p.m. Dec. 10. Clark Chapel, 209 Main St., Wilmore. Free. (859) 858-3895.

Transylvania Holiday Concert. Performances by Transylvania musicians and sing-along. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10. Transylvania University Haggin Auditorium, Mitchell Fine Arts Center, 300 N. Broadway. Free. (859) 233-8141.

Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra Candy Cane Concert. Featuring Diana Evans Dancers. 3 p.m. Dec. 12. Singletary Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 405 Rose St. $8-$12; available at Philharmonic offices, ArtsPlace, 161 N. Mill St., fourth floor; by calling (859) 233-4226 or at Lexphil.org.

Madison Singers Winter Concert. 3 p.m. Dec. 12. First Christian Church, Lancaster Ave. and W. Main St., Richmond. $10. (859) 624-4242.

Lexington Chamber Chorale: Sing Noel. 5 p.m. Dec. 12. Central Baptist Church, 110 Wilson Downing Rd. $18 adults, $16 seniors, $8 students, (859) 317-3353.

Alltech Celebration of Song. Featuring UK Opera Theatre, Lexington Singers Children's Choir, Alluring Handbell Ensemble, Alltech Haitian Harmony (via video). 6 p.m. Dec. 12. Victorian Square, Main St. at Broadway. Free.

Kentucky Christmas Chorus. Featuring Lexington Singers. 7:40 p.m. Dec. 14. Singletary Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 405 Rose St. Free, but tickets required; available at Singletary Center ticket office, by calling (859) 257-4929 or at Singletarytickets.com.

Handel's Messiah. Featuring Lexington Singers and soloists Angelique Clay, Reginald Smith, LaShelle Allen and Gregory Turay. 3 p.m. Dec 19. Singletary Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 405 Rose St. $18 adults, $15 seniors, $12 students; available at Singletary Center ticket office, by calling (859) 257-4929 or at singletarytickets.com.

Lexington Brass Band: 'Tis the Festive Season. 4 p.m. Dec. 19. Calvary Baptist Church, 150 E. High St. $5. (859) 858-3511, Ext. 2246.

A Handefull of Christmas Delights. Presented by Center for Old Music in the New World. 8 p.m. Dec. 20. St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 2025 Bellefonte Dr. $10, $8 seniors, $5 students. Dwightness.com.

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