Lallerstedt: Mumbo! Jumbo!
Mozart: Ave verum corpus
Rouse: Karoliju for Chorus and Orchestra
Barber: Souvenirs Op. 28: Suite (1952)
J. Strauss: Overture to Die Fledermaus
Get an early start to the holiday season with the inventive, upbeat and festive concert that’s unlike any other performance you’ll attend this year. Filled with familiar, well-loved compositions and unexpected revelations, it’s a show that’s sure to fill your heart with good cheer. This celebration of the holiday season features an especially imaginative interpretation of Christmas carols by contemporary composer Christopher Rouse that’s both surprising and enchanting. Incorporating such varied pieces as Barber’s Souvenirs and Mozart’s hauntingly beautiful Ave Verum Corpus, this isn’t your run-of-the-mill holiday program. Joy to the World, indeed.