December 16, 2023: "125 Strong: A Holiday Celebration"
Nigel Hess: A Christmas Overture
Lewis H. Redner, arr. Leroy Robertson: O Little Town of Bethlehem
Mel Tormé, arr. Bob Lowden: The Christmas Song
Lucas Richman: Hanukkah Festival Overture
Leroy Anderson: Sleigh Ride
Matt Riley: We Three Kings (Aaron Schwartz, violin)
Chip Davis/Mannheim Steamroller: Stille Nacht, Deck the Halls
Charles Gounod: ‘Kyrie,’ ‘Gloria,’ ‘Sanctus,’ and ‘Agnus Dei’ from the St. Cecilia Mass (Emily Birsan, soprano; Matt Curtis, tenor; Matt Boehler, bass; and a special LSO Anniversary Chorus led by Prof. James Wilson)
John Finnegan/Samuel Adler: A Holiday Sing-Along
FULL CONCERT PROGRAM NOTES
Enjoy all of what the Symphony has to offer with our NEW Your Experience at the Symphony schedule. Become serenaded by our pre-concert live music in the FSPA lobby of the Viterbo Fine Arts setting, relaxing in our cabaret seating at 6:30 pm. Take your drink of choice into the Viterbo Dance Studio for a Concert Preview with Maestro Alexander Platt at 6:45 pm.
Satisfy your sweet tooth after the concert with Cookies & Coffee with the Maestro, treats from Meringue and coffee from Moka. Round out your night with us at La Cav for a Post-Concert Party from 10:00 pm until midnight, including specialty drink offerings and savory snacks. Make this a night to remember and find yourself at the Symphony!
Sponsored by Hale Skemp Hanson Skemp & Sleik and Roz Schnick