The Fairfield High Schools Music Department has announced the dates of the annual holiday concerts: the Carillon Holiday Concert at Fairfield Warde High School on Dec. 1, and the Candlelight Holiday Concert at Fairfield Ludlowe High School on Dec. 19.

Warde's Carillon Concerts, on Tuesday, Dec. 17, will include performances at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. in the Fairfield Warde High School auditorium, 755 Melville Ave.

Ludlowe's Candlelight Concerts will take place on Thursday, Dec. 19, with performances at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m., and a matinee on Wednesday, Dec. 18 at 12:30 .p.m. They will be in the auditorium of Fairfield Ludlowe High School, 785 Unquowa Road.

The concerts are traditionally performed continuously in the round, without breaks for applause or the raising of houselights. To preserve the format, late arrivals will not be seated.

Doors will open 20 minutes before all performances at both schools. Tickets are required for admittance to all performances.

Ticket requests for both Carillon and Candlelight concerts will be taken on a first-come basis weekdays between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. from Monday, Dec. 2, through Tuesday, Dec. 10. To request a ticket, call 203-255-8469. Only phone requests will be honored. Mail-in and email requests will not be accepted.