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The Catalina Island Museum Holiday Symphony Concert is one of the most beloved and highly anticipated events of Avalon’s holiday season. The Stanford Symphony Orchestra returns to perform a dynamic variety of classical music in one of California’s most beautiful and historic venues located inside the famous Casino Building on Friday, December 16th. The Holiday Symphony Concert is free for all members, children, island residents and visitors alike. Under the direction of conductor Anna Wittstruck, the ensemble will perform classical pieces by some of the most popular and influential composers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries: Claude Debussy, Johannes Brahms, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Edward Elgar and Johann Strauss II. Special guest, Chen Zhao from the San Francisco Symphony, will perform a violin solo by Pablo de Sarasate. Doors open at 6:30pm, concert at 7:00pm. FREE to the public, seating is first come, first choice. Catalina Island Museum, 310-510-2414 www.catalinamuseum.org