Holiday Pops at Symphony Hall!

Keith Lockhart, the Boston Pops, and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus light up Symphony Hall with the sounds of the season!

On the program:

Trad., arr. Bass - Joy to the World - A Fanfare for Christmas Day

Handel, arr. Mozart - Hallelujah Chorus, from Messiah

Rimsky-Korsakov - Dance of the Tumblers, from The Snow Maiden

Trad. - Jacobsen/Hollenbeck - Candle Lighting Blessings - Drey Dreydeleh

Trad., arr. Sebesky - A Christmas Scherzo

Silvetri/Ballard - Chase - The Polar Express
Will LeBow, narrator

Vaughan Williams - Prologue from Hodie

Torme - The Christmas Song

Anderson - Sleigh Ride

arr. Chase/Sebesky - The 12 Days of Christmas

arr. Nestico, after Prokofiev - Kije Takes a Ride

Thornhill - Hyman - Snowfall

Sebesky - Frosty All the Way!

Trad., arr. Reisman - A Visit from St. Nicholas ('Twas the Night Before Christmas)
Laura Carlo, narrator

arr. Chase/Elliott - Zat You Santa?

Trad. arr. Reisman - A Merry Little Sing-Along

Berlin - Mason/Courage - White Christmas

Trad., arr. Anderson - Christmas Festival (conclusion)
John Williams, conductor

(photo of Santa Claus with Keith Lockhart by Stu Rosner, courtesy of the Boston Pops)