Glorious Sound of Christmas
Bramwell Tovey - Conductor and Piano
Ashley Thouret - Soprano
Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia - Chorale
Alan Harler - Artistic director
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, 20127:00 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.