A Lightly Classical Christmas
Robbins Christmas At the Winspear Special

A Lightly Classical Christmas

Conducted by Robert Bernhardt
December 22 & 23, 2022 7:30 PM

A pageant of richly orchestrated carols through the centuries and around the world performed by the orchestra and the Richard Eaton Singers. From the familiar strains of Silent Night and O Come All Ye Faithful to sacred hymns like O Sanctissima and Break Forth, O Beauteous Heav’nly Light, you’ll be steeped in glorious seasonal melodies. The ESO’s power will shine through as they perform colourful and engaging versions of familiar Christmas tunes like Carol of the Bells, Gesù Bambino, and The Little Drummer Boy.

Program to include:

BENNETT The Many Moods of Christmas I - Good Christian Men, Rejoice / Silent Night / Patapan / O Come, All Ye Faithful
TRADITIONAL God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
YON Gesù Bambino
LEONTOVICH Carol of the Bells
BENNETT The Many Moods of Christmas II - O Sanctissimia / Joy To The World / Away In A Manger / Fum Fum Fum / March of Kings
BENNETT The Many Moods of Christmas III - What Child Is This? / Hark, The Herald Angels Sing / Jeanette Isabella / Angels We Have Heard On High
WENDEL Little Bolero Boy
BERENS A Winter Miracle (Vivaldi's Winter / Hanukkah, O Hanukkah)
ADAM O Holy Night
BENNETT The Many Moods of Christmas IV - Break Forth, O Beauteous Heav'nly Light / The First Noël / O Little Town of Bethlehem / I Saw Three Ships / Deck The Halls

Program subject to change.

Digital Program


Robert Bernhardt, Conductor
Ehrentraud Moser, Violin
Richard Eaton Singers

31 - Admission Policy - Div Well Style

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39 - Land Acknowledgement

Land Acknowledgement

The Winspear Centre and Edmonton Symphony Orchestra would like to acknowledge that we are on Treaty 6 Territory, a traditional meeting ground, gathering place, and traveling route for many Indigenous Peoples. We honour and recognize the rich artistic, cultural, and musical traditions of the Cree, Nakota Sioux, Metis, Dene, Saulteaux, and the many more Indigenous communities that call this land we share, home.