Can't hold out one more day to celebrate Christmas? The Compton Heights Concert Band is here to take you right into the holidays at its sixteenth annual Holiday Pops Spectacular. The Peabody Opera House turns into a temple of seasonal tunes with the help of the St. Louis Metro Singers, tenor Hugh Smith and soprano Gina Galati. With a 60-piece ensemble performing a mix of carols and pop favorites, it will be hard to not start harmonizing from your seat.
7:30 p.m. Tue., Dec. 23. Peabody Opera House (1400 Market Street; 314-241-1888 or www.peabodyoperahouse.org). $35 to $89.
Tue., Dec. 23, 7:30 p.m., 2014