Organ and Brass Christmas

Musicians of The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Brass Section

Peter Richard Conte - Organ

Erina Yashima - Conductor


Holst - Christmas Day

Leontovich - “Carol of the Bells”

Traditional - “O Christmas Tree”

Martin - “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”

Dethier - Excerpt from Variations on “Adeste fideles”

Traditional - “The Twelve Days of Christmas”

Biebl - “Ave Maria”

Tchaikovsky - Selections from The Nutcracker

Gabrieli - Canzon in Double Echo

J.S. Bach - “Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring”

Hammerschmidt - “Machet die Tore weit”

Holst - Three Christmas Carols

Vaughn Williams - Fantasia on “Greensleeves”

Traditional - “Santa Claus Polka”

Libman - "Oy to the World”

Anderson - A Christmas Festival

Sunday, December 1, 2019

2:00 pm Verizon Hall
Hark the herald trumpets (and horns, trombones, and tuba) sing! The unmatched sound and musicality of The Philadelphia Orchestra's legendary brass section usher in the holiday season on a high note. And the glory of the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ adds another heavenly voice to this collection of treasured Christmas music, with master organist Peter Richard Conte at the keyboard for this festive presentation.
Please note: The Philadelphia Orchestra does not perform on this concert.
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