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Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts will be rededicated as Marian Anderson Hall, home of The Philadelphia Orchestra

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The Glorious Sound of Christmas®

Dec 16, 2021, 7:00 PM
Dec 17, 2021, 7:00 PM
Dec 18, 2021, 7:00 PM
Dec 19, 2021, 2:00 PM
Dec 21, 2021, 7:00 PM

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Performance Details

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Bramwell Tovey Conductor
Mendelssohn Chorus of Philadelphia
Dominick DiOrio Artistic Director and Conductor
Tovey “Not Very Long Ago …”
Mendelssohn “Hark! the Herald Angels Sing”
Tchaikovsky March, from The Nutcracker
Niles “I Wonder as I Wander”
Tovey “The Rittenhouse Carol”
Hairston “Mary's Boy Child”
Tormé “The Christmas Song”
Moore “The Night Before Christmas,” a poem with music
Piazzolla “Libertango”
Gruber “Silent Night”
Pierpont Jingle Bells Overture
Anderson Sleigh Ride
Traditional “God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen”
Wade “O Come, All Ye Faithful”

The Glorious Sound of Christmas has been a Philadelphia Orchestra tradition since the Philadelphians and Eugene Ormandy released the now-iconic recording in 1962. Make these concerts part of your holiday tradition with these jubilant and family-friendly performances.

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