The Glorious Sound of Christmas

Thomas Wilkins - Conductor

Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia - Mixed chorus

Alison Buchanan - Soprano

program

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

INTERMISSION -

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

Thursday, December 15, 2016

7:00 pm Verizon Hall

Maybe you’re new to The Philadelphia Orchestra’s holiday music. Or maybe Eugene Ormandy’s 1962 The Glorious Sound of Christmas album is a prize in your record collection. Either way, we invite you to make us part of your annual traditions. Our Christmas concerts feature the full Orchestra, choir, and special guests, all led this year by the irresistible Thomas Wilkins, principal conductor of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. Buy your tickets early and put this heartwarming holiday break on your calendar now. Come December, you’ll be glad you did. ’Tis the season!

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