Noel Noel Review

Under guest conductor Christopher Dragon, the San Diego Symphony opened this season’s edition of its annual holiday fête, Noel Noel, Friday at the Rady Shell. With the requisite assistance of the San Diego Master Chorale and a select ensemble from the San Diego Children’s Choir, this program offered a generous selection of secular holiday songs and traditional Christmas carols in more imaginative musical settings than the homogenized Muzak versions that drone on in the background of mall department stores. Read Ken Herman’s full review in the San Diego Story here.