ESO's Holiday favourite, A Very Merry Pops, returns. This joyous program includes hits such as O Holy Night, Winter Wonderland, The Dreidel Song, selections from The Nutcracker, Carol of the Bells, What Child Is This?, Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Jingle Bells, music from Home Alone, and more! Soprano soloist Miriam Khalil, the Greenwood Singers, the Cantilon Chamber Choir, and Mad Cat Swing join the musical festivities.
Program to include:
BASS Sing We Now of Christmas
BERNARD (Arr. Hermann) Winter Wonderland
BRIDWELL (Arr. Bridwell) Nutcracker Jingles
TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker: Waltz of the Snowflakes
TRADITIONAL / DIX (Arr. Lapalme) What Child is This?
ADAM / CAPPEAU / DWIGHT Minuit, chrétiens / O Holy Night
WILLIAMS / BRICUSSE Somewhere in My Memory (from Home Alone)
WILLIAMS / BRICUSSE Star of Bethlehem (from Home Alone)
WILLIAMS / BRICUSSE Merry Christmas, Merry Christmas (from Home Alone II)
SEBESKY A Christmas Scherzo
LEONTOVICH (Arr. Hayman) Carol of the Bells
HEALEY Three Chanukah Songs
LEVENE / FISHER (Arr. Murphy) "Ring Those Christmas Bells"
STEPHENSON A Charleston Christmas
TORMÉ / WELLS The Christmas Song
SILVER The Twelve Days After Christmas
BASS Seasonal Sounds
Program subject to change.
Artists:Robert Bernhardt, Conductor
Miriam Khalil, Soprano
Cantilon Chamber Choir (Heather Johnson, Artistic Director)
Greenwood Singers (Robert de Frece, Artistic Director)
Mad Cat Swing (Birkley Wisniewski, Director) (Courtesy of Sugar Swing Ballroom)