For Immediate Release: Mon., Nov. 28
Contact: Joe Reed | Senior Director of Communications
412-622-6915, ext. 3801 | jreed@phipps.conservatory.org 

Phipps Conservatory Presents a Night of Holiday Music Led by Classically Trained Tenor Colin Aikins
Musical event features holiday carols and a walk through Phipps' Winter Flower Show

Pittsburgh, PA Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is proud to present Winter Wonders and Cool Carols: An Evening with Colin Aikins on Wed., Dec. 20, with performances at 6 and 8 p.m. Attendees will embrace the holiday spirit with a showcase of merry melodies as they stroll through the gleaming glasshouse decked out in holiday displays.

This one-night-only performance features Colin Aikins, a classically trained tenor currently studying vocal performance at the Juilliard School. As a native Pittsburgher, Colin Aikins is thrilled to return to his hometown to share his passion for music with Phipps, for the second year in a row, alongside a professional pianist.

Tickets include a 60-minute performance in Phipps’ Special Events Hall and Conservatory admission, so guests can explore Holiday Magic! Winter Flower Show and Light Garden. Guests can also stop by Café Phipps to purchase wine and refreshments after the show. Tickets to Winter Wonders and Cool Carols are $39.95 for adults and $24.95 for children. Phipps members can receive a 10 percent discount which will be sent via email.

For more information and to register, visit phipps.conservatory.org


About Phipps: Founded in 1893, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh, PA is a globally recognized green leader with a mission to inspire and educate all with the beauty and importance of plants; to advance sustainability and promote human and environmental well-being through action and research; and to celebrate its historic glasshouse. Encompassing 15 acres including a historic 14-room glasshouse, 23 distinct indoor and outdoor gardens and industry-leading sustainable architecture and operations, Phipps attracts more than half a million visitors annually from around the world. Learn more at phipps.conservatory.org.
Watch TEDx: What We Can Learn From an Old Glasshouse: A look at the evolving way we connect people to nature at Phipps, demonstrate how human and environmental health are inextricably connected, and show that to age gracefully, we must continually reinvent ourselves to evolve with the rest of the world.