Brassy and Sassy brings out the full spectrum of holiday revelry as few other shows can do. Backed by a brilliant brass quintet, we will dash from glorious classical fare to swing to big band…plus a few new twists on holiday classics. Be dazzled and delighted by the breathtaking sound of 250 men’s voices performing favorites from “Silver Bells” to “Hark the Herald Angels Sing,” as well as a cutting-edge version of “Silent Night.”

 Marnie Breckenridge

Marnie Breckenridge

On top of that, we welcome the amazing Marnie Breckenridge to join us in the sublime and the ridiculous. Audiences are encouraged to let their imagination wander as we fill every holiday desire…from classy to sassy and back!

About Marnie

From Bel Canto heroines to the modern leading ladies, acclaimed soprano Marnie Breckenridge has sung with San Francisco Opera, English National Opera, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Carnegie Hall, Ravinia Festival, Bard Music Festival, Prague State Opera, The Metropolitan Opera Guild, Teatro Sao Paulo, Opera Parallèlè, San Francisco Symphony and many other US and European houses. A favored interpreter of living composers’ music, her in-depth portrayals and excellent musicianship have established her as a go-to performer of critically acclaimed new works with her “lovely soprano” voice (The New York Times), “lyrical poignancy and dramatic power” (The Chicago Tribune).

Show dates

December 7-8, 2018



Venue info

Nourse Theater

275 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA 94117