Aliso Laguna News | Holiday events 2021

Segerstrom Arts Center
300 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa A magical roster of international music, dance, legendary recording artists and family joie de vivre makes for a truly remarkable holiday season at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Celebrate the whole month from December 3 and 10 with outdoor holiday movies in Julianne and George Argyros Square, Elf and The Nightmare Before Christmas. Free family entertainment will take place ahead of The Nutcracker with the annual Holidays Around the World festival in Plaza Julianne and George Argyros (December 4 and 11). Plums and fairies adorn the stage with the return of The Nutcracker from the American Ballet Theater (December 10 -19), followed by seasonal concerts “The Beautiful Day” – Kurt Elling Sings Christmas (December 11), Salsa Navidad- Spanish Harlem Orchestra (December 12), “Voice of Christmas” Johnny Mathis (December 21), Fiesta Navidad (December 22), A Magical Cirque Christmas (December 26) and the season will culminate with the New Years concert Salute to Vienna (1st January).

Tickets are available for purchase online at, at the 600 Town box office
Center Drive in Costa Mesa or by calling (714) 556-2787. For any group ticket request
savings of 10 or more, please call the Group Services office at (714) 755-0236.

The Beautiful Day – Kurt Elling sings Christmas
December 11, 2021 (at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.)
Samueli Theater

Grammy Award-winning Kurt Elling returns to celebrate the holidays with his acclaimed show, The beautiful day. With a mix of traditional Christmas carols and contemporary holiday songs, the Centre’s jazz singer and audience favorite celebrates the promise and magical energy of the holiday season.

Harlem Spanish Orchestra – “Salsa Navidad
Sunday December 12, 2021 at 2 p.m.
Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

Jazz fans took in some incredible performances when the Spanish Harlem Orchestra first performed Salsa Navidad at the Segerstrom Center in 2019. Now the two-time Grammy-winning salsa and Latin jazz group returns to celebrate the holidays. winter with music that will make you want to get up and dance. It just doesn’t get better when this Latin jazz powerhouse exudes energy on stage with musical precision that captivates audiences until the last note is played.

Johnny Mathis Christmas Concert
Dec 12, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.
Segerstom room

Johnny mathis

Photo credit: Jeff Dunas

Celebrating 65 years in the music industry, legendary singer Johnny Mathis’s sublime vocal approach to music eclipses fads and fleeting trends. He has performed songs in an incredible variety of styles and categories – from music composed for stage and cinema to golden age jazz standards, contemporary pop hits and holiday music, which have all secured his reputation as one of music’s most enduring singers. the story.

John Lloyd Young’s Broadway │Start in the center
December 15 – 17, 2021
Samueli Theater

Tony® and Grammy Award® winner John Lloyd Young passionately interprets the thrilling and overwhelming sensations that shaped his early Broadway aspirations. With musical director Tommy Faragher at the piano, Young sings Jersey Boys, The Wiz, Chicago, Hair, Dreamgirls and more, plus classics from legendary Broadway writers including Rodgers, Hart, Hammerstein and Loesser. John Lloyd Young is the Tony and Grammy-winning star of the original Broadway cast Jersey Boys as well as the film adaptation of Warner Bros. by Clint Eastwood. Young is the only American actor to date to have received all four of the Major Leading Actors in a Broadway Musical: the Tony, the Drama Desk, the Outer Critics Circle and the Theater World Awards.

Fiesta Navidad with Mariachi Los Camperos
December 22, 2021 at 8 p.m.
Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

One of Orange County’s most beloved holiday events, Fiesta Navidad, features Grammy Award®-winning Mariachi Los Camperos in a concert filled with festive music and dance. This celebration of Mexican holiday traditions is a happy annual tradition at the Segerstrom Center, perfect for the whole family.

A Magic Circus Christmas
December 26, 2021 at 5 p.m.
Segerstrom concert hall

The world’s greatest artists unite for a haunting and incredible holiday production – A MAGIC NOL DU CIRQUE! Experience the enchantment of Christmas as Magical Hostess Lucy Darling takes you through an evening of dazzling performers and breathtaking circus performers, accompanied by your favorite holiday music performed live. Get into the spirit of the season with this cheerful treat that’s perfect for the whole family.

Hello Vienna New Year’s concerts
Saturday January 1, 2022 at 7 p.m. Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

Join us for a dazzling performance full of energy, cheerfulness and romance. It is a glorious recreation of the beloved Neujahrskonzert, the concert that has greeted the New Year for over 80 years in Vienna and around the world. Conducted by a conductor expert in the music of Vienna’s golden age, Salute to Vienna brings the music of Johann Strauss to life with singers and dancers. Backed by the Strauss Symphony of America, the performance is rich with selections of beloved operettas, elegant dances, lively overtures and the magnificent “Blue Danube Waltz”. Celebrate the start of the New Year with the Salute to Vienna New Years concert.

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