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The Glorious Sound of Christmas®

Thursday
Dec 19, 2019
Saturday
Dec 21, 2019
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Overview

Bramwell Tovey - Conductor and Piano
Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia
Paul Rardin - Artistic Director

PROGRAM

Traditional - “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel”
Mendelssohn - “Hark! the Herald Angels Sing”
Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on “Greensleeves”
Traditional - “Personent hodie”
Niles - “I Wonder as I Wander”
Leontovich - “Carol of the Bells”
Schubert - “Ave Maria”
Hairston - “Mary's Boy Child”
Moore - “The Night Before Christmas,” a poem with music
Prokofiev - “Troika,” from Lieutenant Kijé
AndersonSleigh Ride
Gruber - “Silent Night”
Traditional - “Deck the Halls”
Tovey - “The Rittenhouse Carol”
PierpontJingle Bells Overture
Traditional - “God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen”
Wade - “O Come, All Ye Faithful”

The Glorious Sound of Christmas has been a Philadelphia Orchestra tradition since the Philadelphians and Eugene Ormandy released the now-iconic recording in 1962. Make these concerts part of your holiday tradition with these jubilant and family-friendly concerts.

Verizon Hall

Kimmel Center

300 S Broad St

Philadelphia, PA 19102

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