Glorious Sound of Christmas

Bramwell Tovey - Conductor and Piano

Ashley Thouret - Soprano

Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia - Chorale

Alan Harler - Artistic director

program

Traditional - “Veni, Veni, Emmanuel”

Mendelssohn - “Hark! the Herald Angels Sing”

Adam - “O Holy Night”

Traditional - “Personent Hodie”

Holst - "In the Bleak Midwinter"

Hairston - "Mary's Boy Child"

Delius - Sleigh Ride

Tchaikovsky - Snow Scene from The Nutcracker

Wade - "O Come, All Ye Faithful"

Gruber - "Silent Night"

Tovey - "The Night Before Christmas"

Pierpont - Jingle Bells Overture

Tormé & Wells - "The Christmas Song”

Traditional - "God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen"

Anderson - Sleigh Ride

Handel - "Hallelujah," from Messiah

Thursday, December 20, 2012

7:00 pm Verizon Hall

Named for the Orchestra’s best-selling Christmas album, these concerts are an ideal way to begin your celebrations on a joyous note! The Orchestra lends its lush “Philadelphia Sound” to an evening of timeless holiday favorites.

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