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The Philadelphia Orchestra

Organ and Brass Christmas

Sunday
Dec 01, 2019
2:00 PM
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Overview

Musicians of The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Brass Section
Peter Richard Conte - Organ
Erina Yashima - Conductor

PROGRAM
J.S. Bach – Excerpt from Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Leontovich – “Carol of the Bells”
Traditional – “O Christmas Tree”
Martin – “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”
Dethier – Excerpt from Variations on “Adeste fideles”
Traditional – “The Twelve Days of Christmas”
Tchaikovsky – Selections from The Nutcracker
Biebl – “Ave Maria”
Bizet – “Farandole,” from L'Arlésienne, Suite No. 2
Gabrieli – Canzon in Double Echo
J.S. Bach – “Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring”
Holst – Christmas Day
Holst – Three Christmas Carols
Vaughn Williams – Fantasia on “Greensleeves”
Traditional – “Santa Claus Polka”
Styne – “Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow”
Libman – "Oy to the World—for Nitzan”
Anderson – A Christmas Festival

Hark the herald trumpets (and horns, trombones, and tuba) sing! The unmatched sound and musicality of The Philadelphia Orchestra's legendary brass section usher in the holiday season on a high note. And the glory of the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ adds another heavenly voice to this collection of treasured Christmas music, with master organist Peter Richard Conte at the keyboard for this festive presentation.

Please note: The Philadelphia Orchestra does not perform on this concert.

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