Chicago's radio stations having been pumping out "Jingle Bell Rock" since Labor Day. Time to hear Christmas music as intended: sung by a church choir, backed by a symphony.

St. Benedict's choirs are teaming up with the Ravenswood Community Orchestra for "Joy to the World," an evening of Christmas classics, 7 p.m., Dec. 13, 2215 W. Irving Park Road.

Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Discounted tickets for seniors and students are $7 in advance, $12 at the door. To purchase, call 773-588-6484.