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Holiday Pops at the Paramount
December 11, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
What better way to celebrate December with festive music, singing holiday favorites, and storytelling by one of Vermont’s most beloved radio hosts? Join our guest conductor Anthony Parnther, Vermont Public host Jane Lindholm, singers from the Lyric Theatre, and your Vermont Symphony Orchestra for a concert to get you in a joyful mood for the season. Enjoy well-known favorites like Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, Anderson’s Sleigh Ride, and the Ukrainian Carol of the Bells, alongside new-to-VSO holiday repertoire by Rosephanye Powell and Darin Kelly, a reading of The Night Before Christmas, carols and an audience holiday sing-a-long!
Coleridge-Taylor (arr. Baynes) – Christmas Overture
Bach-Gounod (arr. Dragon) – Ave Maria
Leontovich (arr. TBD) – The Carol of the Bells
Tchaikovsky – Nutcracker Suite
The Battle (Act 1, No. 7)
In the Christmas Tree (Act 1, No. 8)
Waltz of the Flowers (Act 2, No. 13)
Randol Bass – The Night Before Christmas
Rosaphanye Powell – Christmas Memories
Adam Silvestri – Christmas Carol (Main Title)
Adam – O Holy Night
Darin Kelly – Of Night and Lights
Dragon – Jingle Bells Fantasy
Anderson – Sleigh Ride
John Finnegan – Christmas Sing-Along
Holiday Pops Food Shelf Initiative:
The VSO is partnering with Black River Good Neighbor Services this season! Bring a canned good with you to the Paramount on December 11, and you’ll be put in a raffle to receive a holiday gift during the concert. All donated items will be brought to Black River Good Neighbor Services by VSO volunteers. Click the above link to learn more about what you can bring.
This concert is generously sponsored by:
Additional funding in part by The Young Cultural Endowment for Rutland Fund.