Join the Fabulous Philadelphians and say farewell to 2017 in the city’s best New Year’s Eve celebration!
Thomas Wilkins - Conductor
Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia - Mixed chorus
Alison Buchanan - Soprano
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
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!