The Danbury Cultural Commission

September 26, 2016


(Danbury, Conn.) As Autumn concludes the Danbury Cultural Commission Calendar remains full. There are events in the City practically every weekend from now to the end of the year.


The Danbury Cultural Commission shows a full December calendar.


Starting with the Danbury Music Centre’s production of Handel's Messiah on December 3, 2016.


In this performance the Danbury Symphony Orchestra will be joined by Pianist Claudia Knafo for Bach’s F minor Concerto No. 5 and Piazzola’s The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires.  The DSO will also play Sylvestre Revuelta’s epic La Noche de los Mayas


Next up, also from the Danbury Music Centre is the Danbury Community Orchestra Concert on December 4th.


The Danbury Music Centre continues their traditional Holiday season with Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker with four performances on the weekend of December 9 through 11th.  


It’s time! Danbury’s Beloved Nutcracker is returning in December! Watch for box office opening

on November 7th for the general public and for Danbury Music Centre Members in the amount of $75 or more on November 1st .  Call for details 203-748-1716

This wonderful Danbury tradition features over 200 dancers, accompanied by the Danbury Symphony Orchestra who play Tchaikovsky’s score, live!


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And at the Palace Danbury on Friday December 16, 17 and 18 is Take a Holiday  


TAKE A HOLIDAY is a musical sleigh ride with all of your favorite holiday songs packed into one terrific show. A Musical Spectacular for all ages. Conceived, written and Directed by Bradford Blake.


The combined adult and youth ensemble sing and dance through every wonderful seasonal tradition with non-stop comedy and fun as they change from toy soldiers, to snowmen to Christmas shoppers to carolers right before your eyes. This fast-paced musical offering is perfect for the young and the young at heart and the kids will love the exciting visuals and sounds of the season that this talented and energetic cast create.


There’s even a look at some of the other holidays throughout the year as the company sings their way through New Year’s and Valentine’s Day and the Fourth of July until they finally return to December and treat us to an exciting caroling finale that will make you wish you could jump on the stage and join them.


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About the Commission
The Danbury Cultural Commission was formed by the City Charter in 1967. The 11 members continue to encourage within the City of Danbury, participation in, and promotion, development, acceptance and appreciation of, artistic and cultural activities which include, but are not limited to music, theatre, dance, painting, sculpture, architecture, literature, films and allied arts and crafts, and to this end may join with private patrons and with institutions and professional organizations. The Commission office hours are Monday, and Wednesday 8:00 to 11:00 A.M. and by appointment, and meets each fourth Monday in their Main Street office. Mr. Harvey Center is Chairman.

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