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Get ready for a spectacular holiday show at the SOEC

Image Credit: Cirque Musica

PENTICTON - The Christmas season will be a little more spectacular because Cirque Musica is partnering with the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra for a family holiday event in Penticton.

The South Okanagan Events Centre will host Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular, as show that blends acrobatics with symphonic music, December 16. It all starts at 7:30 p.m.

The show's circus performers are top notch, come from Barnum and Bailey, Ringling Bros. as well as Cirque du Soleil.

The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra was formed in 1960 and is the third largest professional symphony orchestra in B.C. Some songs in their repertoire include Flight of the Bumblebee, Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto and Holst the Planets, but they also perform pop selections such as a musical salute to the Beatles and pieces by John Williams.

Tickets for Cirque Musica are $75, $55, $45 and children (12 and under) are $25, plus applicable fees. There is a special group rate for groups of 10 or more. Please call 250-490-2460 for more details. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, September 12 at 10 a.m. Tickets can be purchased at www.ValleyFirstTix.com, by telephone at 1-877-SOEC-TIX (763-2849) or in person at the Valley First Box Office (at the SOEC) and Wine Country Visitor Centre.

Credit: Cirque Musica

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