Featuring: SPO, Ronald Royer, Conductor, Bel Canto Choir, Michael Morgan, Conductor, SPO Women’s Choir, Yiping Chao, Conductor

Make your own memories when you join the SPO in an holiday concert of festive music new and old from around the world and our own Scarborough backyard

Festive Music, for Orchestra
Johannes Brahms:  Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80
Alex Sandoval: New Work (New Gen Composer) (SPO commission and premiere)
Jean Sibelius: Karelia Suite, Op. 11
Hindemith:  March from Symphonic Metamorphosis, of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber
John Williams:  The Raiders March from Raiders of the Lost Ark

Holiday Music, for Choir and Orchestra
Howard Cable, arranger: A Merry Christmas Medley
John Rutter : Star Carol
John Williams (Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse): Somewhere in My Memory, from Three Holiday Songs from Home Alone.
Brandon Walker: New Holiday Piece (SPO commission and premiere)
David Willcocks:  “O Come, All Ye Faithful”
Kevin Lau, arranger:  Jingle Bells

Traditional – We Wish You a Merry Christmas, audience sing-along