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7:00 PM

Glorious Sound of Christmas

7:00 PM, Verizon Hall
Bramwell Tovey - Conductor
J'Nai Bridges - Mezzo-soprano
Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia - Chorus
Traditional - “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel”
Mendelssohn - “Hark! the Herald Angels Sing”
Adam - “O Holy Night”
Holst - “In the Bleak Midwinter”
Hairston - “Mary's Boy Child”
Niles - “I Wonder as I Wander”
Tovey - “The Rittenhouse Carol”
Rimsky-Korsakov - “Dance of the Tumblers,” from The Snow Maiden
Anderson - Sleigh Ride
Traditional - “Go Tell It on the Mountain”
Pierpont - Jingle Bells Overture
MacGimsey - “Sweet Little Jesus Boy”
Traditional - “God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen”
Kent - “I’ll Be Home for Christmas”
Wade - “O Come, All Ye Faithful”

The wildly popular Bramwell Tovey returns for this holiday tradition, inspired by the legendary Ormandy/Philadelphia Orchestra recording of the same name from 1962. From the classics to seasonal favorites, Maestro Tovey brings his unique touch, whimsical sense of humor, and flair for the unexpected to the podium. The Fabulous Philadelphians will sound even more glorious than usual. It’s the next best thing to a visit from St. Nicholas!

 

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Format: 2018-02-20