Showcasing the arts and Lehigh Valley community organizations, the inaugural Symphony On Ice Holiday Spectacular will feature the Allentown Symphony Orchestra and performances by 2016 U.S. national champion figure skater Adam Rippon, members of the Penguin Figure Skating Club, and local choirs from William Allen High School Chorale, Easton Area High School Concert Choir, and Parkland High School Women's Select Choir.
The Allentown Symphony Orchestra performs more than 20 classical, pops, educational, and family concerts annually. In 2014, the orchestra received the national American Prize for "orchestral excellence
Figure skater Adam Rippon, a Scranton, Pennsylvania, native, is the 2016 U.S. national champion and 2010 Four Continents champion. Earlier in his career, he won the 2008 and 2009 World Junior Championships, the 2007-08 Junior Grand Prix Final, and the 2008 U.S junior national title. Rippon's signature move is a triple lutz that he executes with both arms on his head, colloquially dubbed the "Rippon Lutz."
The Penguin Figure Skating Club has been part of the Lehigh Valley for over 75 years and is the second oldest figure skating club in the Pennsylvania. It offers programs for skaters in all disciplines.
Tickets starting at $28 are available beginning Oct. 28 at 10 a.m. online at PPLCenter.com, by phone at 610-347-TIXX or in person at the Box Office.