A St. Thomas Christmas: So Bright the Star

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Featuring over 350 student performers in nine of the university's vocal and instrumental ensembles

Date & Time:

Sunday, December 3, 2017
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Concerts at 4 and 7:30 p.m.


$17.50 (including $2.50 facility fee)


Orchestra Hall, downtown Minneapolis
1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403

General Ticketing Information

Tickets will be available for purchase beginning 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 16.

To Purchase Tickets Online

Visit the Orchestra Hall website

To Purchase Tickets Over the Phone:

Call the Orchestra Hall Box Office at (612) 371-5656 or (800) 292-4141  Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 

To Purchase Tickets in Person

Visit the Orchestra Hall Box Office, on the corner of Marquette Avenue and 11th Street in downtown Minneapolis, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 

Visit the Minnesota Orchestra Administrative Office on the International Centre 5th floor, on the corner of 10th Street and 2nd Avenue in downtown Minneapolis, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5p.m. 

Please note: There is a $5.00 service charge per transaction for all phone and online orders. There is no service charge for in person transactions. 

So Bright the Star

The University of St. Thomas is pleased to present its 30th annual Christmas concert at Orchestra Hall on Sunday, Dec. 3, at 4 and 7:30 p.m.

The performance, with a program of choral and instrumental music for the  Christmas season, features over 350 student performers in nine of the university’s ensembles. Performing in the concert will be the Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, Festival Choir, Liturgical Choir, Donne Unite, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, String Orchestra, Brass Ensemble and Guitar Ensemble.

The concert is 90 minutes long and there is not an intermission.

This performance will be recorded and filmed. Twin Cities Public Television will broadcast “A St. Thomas Christmas: So Bright the Star 2017,” a one-hour holiday special produced at this year’s concert and distributed to public television stations nationwide during the holiday season. The broadcast is made possible by a generous gift from Mary Agnes and Al McQuinn.

Concert recordings will be available on CD for $15.

Proceeds support the St. Thomas Music ensembles' international performance tours.


To make an accessibility request, call Disability Resources at (651) 962-6315.