Glorious Sound of Christmas

Sarah Hicks - Conductor

Jennifer Check - Soprano

Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia

Alan Harler - Artistic director

program

Mendelssohn - “Hark! the Herald Angels Sing”

Traditional - “Angels We Have Heard on High”

Mozart - “Alleluia,” from Exsultate, jubilate

Rimsky-Korsakov - Polonaise, from Christmas Eve

Bennett - The Many Moods of Christmas, Suite IV

Tchaikovsky - “Waltz of the Flowers,” from The Nutcracker

Wade - “O Come, All Ye Faithful”

Faith - Brazilian Sleigh Bells

Anderson - Song of the Bells

Leontovich - “Carol of the Bells”

Traditional - “What Child Is This”

Traditional - “The Twelve Days of Christmas”

Pierpont - “Jingle Bells” Fantasy

Bach/Gounod - “Ave Maria”

Mason - “Joy to the World”

Handel - “Hallelujah,” from Messiah

Thursday, December 19, 2013

7:00 pm Verizon Hall

The Philadelphia Orchestra lends its lush sound to timeless holiday classics! Named for the Orchestra’s best-selling Christmas album, these concerts are the perfect way to begin your celebrations. Sarah Hicks, who made a smash debut on New Year’s Eve 2011, returns to the Orchestra. Christmas has never sounded better.