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Get in the holiday spirit at Chicago’s top Christmas concerts

’Tis the season for carols, Handel, jingle bells and oodles of holiday music

Once Upon a Symphony
Photograph: Todd Rosenberg
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Some of the most high-profile concerts in December don't happen until the last day of the month (have you seen this year's lineup New Year's Eve shows?), but there's plenty to see before the champagne toasts begin. Celebrate the holidays in Chicago with a traditional sing-along to Handel’s Messiah or bring the kids to the Chicago Symphony’s festive year-end concerts. Local radio stations take over arenas with massive bashes and balls, packed with pop music stars like Cardi B, Shawn Mendes and Calvin Harris. Not sure where to get your jingle bell fix this winter? Try one of Chicago's jolliest Christmas concerts.

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