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The Philadelphia Orchestra

Glorious Sound Of Christmas

Thursday
Dec 20, 2018
Sunday
Dec 23, 2018
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Overview

Bramwell Tovey - Conductor and Piano
John Viscardi - Baritone
David Bilger - Flugelhorn
Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia - Chorus
Paul Rardin - Artistic Director

PROGRAM
Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on Christmas Carols, for baritone, chorus and orchestra
Mendelssohn - “Hark! the Herald Angels Sing”
Traditional - “Good King Wenceslas”
Tchaikovsky - “March,” from The Nutcracker
Holst - “In the Bleak Midwinter”
Traditional - “The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy”
Hairston - “Mary’s Boy Child”
Moore - “The Night Before Christmas,” a poem with music
Rimsky-Korsakov - Polonaise, from Christmas Eve
Pierpont - Jingle Bells Overture
Gruber - "Silent Night”
Tovey - “The Rittenhouse Carol”
Anderson - Sleigh Ride
Kent - “I'll Be Home For Christmas”
Tormé - “The Christmas Song”
Traditional - “God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen”
Wade - “O Come, All Ye Faithful”

This is the holiday concert, combining treasured yuletide favorites with the brilliant virtuosity of The Philadelphia Orchestra. Many people look forward to this festive season highlight all year. (Maybe Bramwell Tovey isn't really Father Christmas, but are they ever seen in the same room together?) Make it your family tradition!

This concert is presented by Wells Fargo with additional support from Delta Airlines.

Verizon Hall

Kimmel Center

300 S Broad St

Philadelphia, PA 19102