The prescient young Charlie Brown thought Christmas was too commercial in 1965. Funny that A Charlie Brown Christmas, with its kids falsettos and tinkly jazz piano, gave the world one of the best-selling Christmas albums of all time. It also made it cool to have a scrawny little tree.
Tonight at 7:30 p.m., the David Benoit Quartet and the Colorado Childrens Chorale accompany the Colorado Symphony Orchestra for a live, one-night performance of this classic at Boettcher Concert Hall in the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Purchase your tickets ($15 to $73) at any Ticketmaster outlet or through the CSO box office, online at www.ColoradoSymphony.org or by calling 303-623-7876.
Tue., Dec. 23, 7:30 p.m., 2008