Why See Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra - The Glorious Sound of Christmas?
Based on the 1962 hit album!
The holiday season is welcomed in style by the Philadelphia Symphony! A beautiful, extensive program of your favorite holiday classical music will be conducted by Thomas Wilkins. Joining the Orchestra are the mixed chorus Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia, with a special appearance by guest soprano Alison Buchanan.Based on the 1962 album The Glorious Sound of Christmas by Eugene Ormandy, prepare to immerse yourself fully in all things Christmas when the concert opens for two nights only in December!
- Herman - "We Need a Little Christmas," from Mame
- Mendelssohn - "Hark! the Herald Angels Sing"
- O'Loughlin - A Season for Joy
- Niles - "I Wonder as I Wander"
- Prokofiev - "Troika," from Lieutenant Kijé, symphonic suite, Op. 60
- UNKNOWN - "The First Nowell"
- Rutter - "Angels' Carol"
- MULTIPLE - Christmas Spiritual Medley
- Anderson - Sleigh Ride
- Herman - "The Best Christmas of All," from Mrs. Santa Claus
- Loes - "This Little Light of Mine"
- Bizet - "Farandole," from L'Arlésienne, Suite No. 2
- Rutter - "The Very Best Time of Year"
- Adam - "O Holy Night"
- Anderson - A Christmas Festival
Performance date: 16 December 2017
Suitable for ages 8+
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