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A Mad Russian's Christmas

  • Reynolds Performance Hall 223 Beatrice Powell Street Conway United States (map)

Earplugs…you’ll need them where we’re taking you.

Join the Conway Symphony Orchestra as they take their Christmas performance to new heights! See Tchaikovsky’s legendary Nutcracker Ballet unlike ever before and get ready to have your faces melted by the lights, the theatrics, and the screaming of Van Halen-esque guitar solos with selections from Paul O’Neill’s Trans-Siberian Orchestra! YES, there will be a nine person rock ensemble center stage for this performance!


Sleigh Ride Leroy Anderson

Excerpts from The Nutcracker Ballet, Op. 71 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
featuring the Arkansas Festival Ballet


Winter PalacePaul O’Neill
Faith Noel
Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24
O’ Come All Ye Faithful/O’ Holy Night

Christmas Canon Rock
featuring Jaimee and Ronald Jensen-McDaniel, vocals
First Snow
March of the Kings/Hark the Herald Angel
A Mad Russian’s Christmas
Wizards in Winter
Wish Liszt (Toy Shop Madness)
Jalin Parry, Electric Violin
Nate Matthews, Lead Guitar
Matt Taxi, Lead & Rhythm Guitar
Clay Sanders, Rhythm Guitar
Doug Roisen, Piano/Synth
Jake Wyatt, Piano/Synth
Joey Finster, Bass
Gunnar Bartlett, Drum Set & Music Director

* HEALTH AND SAFETY DISCLAIMER: The venue will be subject to loud, amplified music as well as strobe lighting and other special effects, including flashing lights, rapidly changing or alternating images, the use of fog/haze with theatrical stage lighting and laser projections. Any individual aggravated by these special effects should consider this warning before purchasing tickets or attending the Performance, as such special effects may cause or induce seizures and diminished or hearing loss. The Conway Symphony Orchestra, Reynolds Performance Hall, nor the University of Central Arkansas will be held liable for any such injuries. You accept full liability by purchasing tickets to this performance.









Directions to Reynolds Performance Hall can be found here.

Parking is available in any campus lot. Handicapped parking is available directly West and South of the Performance Hall. Spaces are limited, so if you have mobility issues and need additional assistance, please call (501) 269-1066.

Earlier Event: November 3
Echoes of Desire
Later Event: February 15
American Portrait: A Concert of Unity