Celebrate the Christmas season with an evening of much-loved seasonal pieces by Vivaldi, Handel, Tchaikovsky and Vaughan Williams, interspersed with modern popular Christmas classics.
Brian Sadler – A Christmas Fanfare
Antonio Vivaldi – Concerto for two cellos in G minor, RV 531
Sergei Prokofiev – Troika from Lieutenant Kijé Suite
Pyotr Tchaikovsky – Nutcracker Suite (selected movements)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Three German Dances, K. 605
Leopold Mozart – Sleigh Ride
J.S. Bach – Cantata No.140: Wachet auf / Sleepers Awake BWV140
Prokofiev – Cinderella (7th movement)
Tchaikovsky – Swan Lake (selected movements)
G.F. Handel – Music for the Royal Fireworks (selected movements)
Josef Strauss – Winterlust Polka
Ralph Vaughan Williams – Fanstasia on Greensleeves
Leroy Anderson – A Christmas Festival
Leroy Anderson – Sleigh Ride
Émile Waldteufel – The Skaters’ Waltz, Op.183
Hans Zimmer – Chevaliers de Sangreal (Knights of the Holy Grail)
Bob Krogstad (arr) – Christmas at the Movies
Founded in 1972 and now conducted by Dr. Fletcher Mitchell, the Sunshine Coast Symphony Orchestra believes in providing exciting, accessible music of all periods in a relaxed and fun atmosphere.
This concert will be the final performance in 2023 of the Sunshine Coast Symphony Orchestra in its new home venue at The Events Centre!