Christmas Day Concert: 2 p.m.

Former Civic Organist Jared Jacobsen plays a program he’s titled “A Few Presents Still Under the Tree” —


“Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella” – traditional French carol
– arranged by Keith Chapman (1945-1989)

“Joseph Dearest, Joseph Mine” – traditional German carol
– arranged by Keith Chapman

The Christmas Song – Mel Torme (1925-1999)
– from a vocal quartet arrangement by Mark Hayes (20th century)

“In Gentle Joy” (In Dulci Jubilo)
a. Johann Michael Bach, probably (1648-1694)
b. Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)
c. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

“Walking in the Air” from the animated film The Snowman – Howard Blake (b. 1938)
– arranged by Robert Gower

Carol Rhapsody – Richard Purvis (1913-12/25/1994)

Pastoral Dance on “On Christmas Night” – Robin Milford (1903-1959)

Chorale Prelude on “Silent Night” – Samuel Barber (1910-1981)
– arranged by the composer from his orchestra suite Die Natali, opus 37

“I’ll Be Home for Christmas” – Kim Gannon & Walter Kent
– arranged for Michael Bublé
*guest soloist: Nico Langlois, The Bishop’s School Class of 2017*

Noël X: Grand Jeu et Duo – Louis-Claude d’Aquin (1694-1772)

America’s National Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner

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