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There’s no need to travel outside New Hampshire for first-rate holiday pops symphony and choral performances.

Here are some of our favorite picks for the 2022 holiday season.

The Boston Pops perform at Manchester’s SNHU Arena on December 10.

Greater Keene Pops Choir

The Greater Keene Pops Choir is a unique performing ensemble that sings popular American music in all its many styles. Under the direction of Diane Cushing and accompanied by Walt Sayre, the “Pops” will perform their winter concert “A Season of Dreams.”

What: Holiday Pops
When: December 4, 2022 at 2 p.m.
Where: St. James Episcopal Church
44 West St., Keene
Tickets: $15
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Symphony NH

Join Symphony NH for two performances of Holiday POPS!

What: Holiday POPS!
When: December 10, 2022 at 7:30 and December 11, 2022 at 3 p.m.
Where: Keefe Center for the Arts (December 10)
117 Elm St., Nashua

Concord City Auditorium (December 11)
2 Prince St., Concord
Tickets: $20-$60
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The NH Phil

Everyone looks forward to this concert! Great for young and old to get into the holiday spirit, with sing-alongs and many holiday favorites.

What: Holiday Pops
When: December 17, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. and December 18, 2022 at 2 p.m.
Where: Seifert Auditorium
44 Geremonty Dr., Salem
Tickets: $5-$30
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A Sinatra Christmas with Rich Dimare

Rich DiMare is a Boston based jazz singer who specializes in Sinatra and Rat Pack area music. Dimare is performing a Sinatra Christmas performance at the recently-renovated Rex Theatre.

What: Sinatra Chritstmas
When: December 10, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Rex Theatre
23 Amherst St., Manchester
Tickets: $29-$39
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Lakes Region Symphony Orchestra

Vocalist Michael Gallagan joins the Lakes Regions Symphony Orchestra to perform a mix of traditional carols and modern holiday standards by crooners Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Andy Williams and more.

What: Christmas with the Crooners
When: December 10, 2022 at 7 p.m. and December 11, 2022 at 3 p.m.
Where: Colonial Theatre (December 10)
609 Main St., Laconia

Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium (December 11)
1 Laker Ln., Meredith
Tickets: $10-$30
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Strafford Wind Symphony

Get into the holiday spirit with the annual Strafford Wind Symphony Holiday Concert, featuring familiar favorites.

What: Annual Holiday Performances
When: December 14, 2022 and December 18, 2022 at 7 p.m.
Where: The Rochester Opera House (December 14)
31 Wakefield St., Rochester

The Strand (December 18)
20 Third St., Dover
Tickets: $8-$18
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Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra

Join the Portsmouth Symphony and Portsmouth High School Madrigal Singers for a spectacularly themed show: Holidays at the Movies. Favorites from “Home Alone,” “The Polar Express,” “Nightmare Before Christmas” and “The Grinch” are sure to delight all ages. And of course a few traditional songs and a holiday sing along will put your whole family in the spirit of the season.

What: Family Holiday Pops
When: December 17, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. and December 18, 2022 at 3 p.m.
Where: Portsmouth High School
50 Andrew Jarvis Dr., Portsmouth
Tickets: $17-$38
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Boston Pops

Join the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra and Conductor Keith Lockhart for this annual, beloved Holiday Pops concert. Attendees can look forward to their favorite holiday songs and crowd sing-alongs.

When: December 10, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: SNHU Arena
555 Elm St., Manchester
Tickets: $55-$130
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Capital Jazz Orchestra

Ring in the holiday season with the annual yuletide program featuring the Capital Jazz Orchestra and guest vocalists CJ & Laura Poole, along with narrator Laura Knoy of NHPR reciting her traditional version of “The Night Before Christmas.”

When: December 11, 2022 at 4 p.m.
Where: Capitol Center for the Arts
44 S. Main St., Concord
Tickets: $27.50-$47.50
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