Northwest Boychoir to Headline Seattle Symphony’s ‘The Snowman’

By David Salazar

The Seattle Symphony will present “The Snowman” on Dec. 3, 2022.

The showcase will feature classic children’s films along with a number of other holiday favorites including “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” “Hanerot Halalu,” “Jingle Bells,” “Carol of the Bells,” and “We Wish You a Merry Christmas.”

Audiences will see the orchestra under the musical direction of Sunny Xia. Performing with the ensemble will be the Northwest Boychoir Apprentices, which features performers ages 7-11. The ensemble has performed regularly with the Seattle Symphony as part of its Family Series, Holiday Pop Concert, and Holiday Musical Salute.

Xia was recently appointed as the Douglas F. King Assistant Conductor of the Seattle Symphony. She was also the Conducting Fellow at the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music during the 2021-22 season. She will lead the Seattle Symphony in a program of music by composers Katy Abbott, Chen Yi, Quinn Mason, Angelique Poteat, Gabriella Smith, and Tan Dun during the 2022-23 season.