https:\/\/youtu.be\/LJMYWWHA-dE Janelle Morrison interviewing Janna Hymes, Music Director of Carmel Symphony Orchestra November 2019 Baby, it\u2019s cold outside, but the season\u2019s entertainment in Carmel is hot, hot, hot! The Carmel Symphony Orchestra (CSO) will be the place to be this December, and tickets for these incredible upcoming performances make for memorable gifts. Don\u2019t miss these extraordinary performances by the remarkable musicians of the Carmel Symphony Orchestra, led by Maestro Janna Hymes, and their special guests for the upcoming IU Health Holiday Pops and Sinatra and Friends. Janna Hymes, Music Director of Carmel Symphony Orchestra What is becoming an incredible holiday tradition for seasoned music lovers, families and holiday enthusiasts alike, the IU Health Holiday Pops will feature special guest artists Sarah Scharbrough, The Wright Brothers and the Carmel High School Ambassadors. Patrons can choose from two performances on Saturday, December 14, at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Center for the Performing Arts at the Palladium. The afternoon show is geared especially for children with a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. Then be sure to mark your calendars and the start of the \u201cRoaring 2020s\u201d with the show of the year! CSO and Janna Hymes welcome back special guest artist Steve Lippia to the Palladium for Sinatra & Friends on January 11, 2020. Steve Lippia Lippia, a Grammy-nominated recording artist, has become one of the most prominent, in-demand vocalists in America, known for his youthful, energetic interpretations of "standards" and traditional pop music. Patrons will enjoy a wide variety of songs Ol\u2019 Blue Eyes and his friends performed in the \u201940s, \u201950s, \u201960s and beyond. Attending the concert dressed in period attire is not mandatory but is highly encouraged! Hymes wanted to remind our readers that the symphony is for everyone and all are welcome. Bring your friends and\/or your families and enjoy this brand-new season at CSO and all that it has to offer. \u201cWe have some amazing guests like The Wright Brothers,\u201d Hymes expressed. \u201cThey will have been performing for 50 years, so this is sort of a big deal. We will have Sarah Scharbrough, who is a phenomenal singer and her range is incredible\u2014everything from gospel, pops and jazz. We are actually arranging music for her, and we will also have the Carmel High School Ambassadors joining us for the IU Health Holiday Pops.\u201d In addition to performing some of Frank Sinatra\u2019s most memorable and hit songs, CSO and special guest Lippia will be performing some other hit songs by legendary artists such as Tony Bennett and other favorites from that era. \u201cI think Steve will create an incredible aura right away because he's amazing,\u201d Hymes said. \u201cHe's a Las Vegas singer who sounds like Sinatra and is bringing an arrangement and an array of music with him. The orchestra loves playing this music, and again, this is for audiences of all ages.\u201d For tickets and performance information, visit carmelsymphony.org or call the Palladium box office at (317) 843-3800.