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Holiday Pops with the VSO Chorus – Rutland

December 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Each December we celebrate the holidays with music both contemplative and joyful, leaving audiences with a song in their heart and the warmth of the season. Our upcoming Holiday Pops concerts include the orchestra and VSO’s 80-voice chorus leading three sing-a-longs and performing much-loved music by John Rutter, LeRoy Anderson, and George Frederic Handel. A new-to-VSO composition by Quinn Mason, Spanish-influenced holiday music, and traditional carols round out this traditional family-favorite event. José Daniel Flores-Caraballo conducts.



Traditional (arr. Sebesky)   –    A Christmas Scherzo
Traditional (arr. Willcocks)   –   Adeste Fideles
George Frideric Handel   –   And the Glory of the Lord (from Messiah)
John Rutter   –   What Sweeter Music
Georges Bizet   –   Farandole from L’Arlésienne Suite No. 2
Robert Shaw   –   The Many Moods of Christmas, Suite 4


Quinn Mason   –   Christmas Eve Festivities
Mykola Leontovych (arr. Wilhousky)   –   Carol of the Bells
James Lord Pierpont (arr. Brandau)   –   Jingle Bells, Wassail
John Rutter   –   Esta Noche
Leroy Anderson   –   Pastores a Belen
Irving Berlin (arr. Huff/Moss)   –   White Christmas
Frederic Austin (arr. Wilberg)   –   The Twelve Days of Christmas
Leroy Anderson   –   Sleigh Ride


The VSO is partnering with the Black River Good Neighbor Services this season! Bring a canned good with you to the Paramount Theatre on December 8, and you’ll be put in a raffle to receive a holiday gift during the concert. All donated items will be brought to the food shelf by the SouthWest Friends of VSO volunteers.


December 8
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Paramount Theatre
30 Center St
Rutland, VT 05701 United States
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