A Very Merry Pops
ESO Robbins Pops

A Very Merry Pops

Conducted by Stuart Chafetz
Saturday, December 23, 2023 2:00 PM

A Holiday favourite returns! Conductor Stuart Chafetz will take you and your ESO on a jolly sleigh ride through the iconic holiday songs you’ll remember from your childhood. This joyous program includes sentimental tunes such as like Let It Snow, Sleigh Ride, The First Noël, All I Want For Christmas Is You, Joy to the World, and more.

63 - Important Dates Pops

Subscriber presale for all regular ESO 23/24 single performances: Wednesday, July 19, 2023, 2023 • 10:00 AM

Public onsale for regular ESO 23/24 single performances: Wednesday, July 26, 2023 • 10:00 AM

Program to Include

SEBESKYChristmas Scherzo
STYNELet It Snow
MARTIN / BLANEChristmas Song / Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
DAVISLittle Drummer Boy
MENDELSSOHNHark! The Herald Angels Sing
ZACAR"When a Child is Born"
TCHAIKOVSKYA Klezmer Nutcracker
SILVESTRI"God Bless Us Everyone" (A Christmas Carol)
WILDE / KONECKY"Light the Candels of Freedom"
GRUBERStille Nacht
SHAYNE / REGNEYDo You Hear What I Hear?
COOTSSanta Claus is Coming to Town
CAREY"All I Want for Christmas is You"
TRADITIONAL"Joy to the World"
ANDERSON"Sleigh Ride"

Program subject to change.

This concert will include an intermission.

Featured Artists

Stuart Chafetz, Conductor
Dee Donasco, Vocals
Greenwood Singers (Robert de Frece, Artistic Director)

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.