Concert Notes:

PCO Holiday Concert on December 10, 2006, 3:00 pm

(program | soloists | sponsors)

The Parkway Concert Orchestra will present its annual Holiday Pops Concert on Sunday December 10 at 3 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, 100 Winter Street, Norwood. Peter Freisinger conducts the 50 piece non-profit orchestra in classical and pops selections for the entire family, including Smetana's Polka from The Bartered Bride; A Christmas Festival; Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring; Festive Sounds of Hanukah and other holiday favorites. Special guests include songwriter/singer/musician Dan Masterson, as well as other talented members of the Masterson family. This concert is sponsored by May Funeral Home. The program is supported in part by a grant from the Norwood Cultural Council, a local agency and the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

Donation is $12; $10 for seniors and $8 for children under 12 years old. For ticket reservations please call 781-762-0288.

The Program:

Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!Jule Styne, arr. Bob Cerulli
Christmas Favoritesarr. Bruce Chase
Nihavend Longa (a Turkish song)Kemani Keyser Hosum
Ian Cohen, saxophone, and Peter Freisinger, piano
Carol of the DrumKatherine K. Davis, arr. Ray Wright
Winter WonderlandFelix Bernard, arr. Calvin Custer
Dan Masterson, baritone
Have Yourself a Merry Little ChristmasHugh Martin and Ralph Blane, arr. Bob Cerulli
Singalong, led by Dan Masterson
Havah NagilahTraditional, arr. Jim Kreger
-- Intermission --
Polka from The Bartered BrideBedrich Smetana, arr. Hugo Riesenfeld
Jesu, Joy of Man's DesiringJohann Sebastian Bach, arr. Arthur Luck
Cantique de Noel (O Holy Night)Adolphe Adam
Dan Masterson, baritone
Rudolph the Red Nosed ReindeerJohnny Marks, arr. C. Paul Herfurth
Singalong, led by Dan Masterson
Festive Sounds of Hanukaharr. Bill Holcomb
A Christmas FestivalLeroy Anderson
with a special appearance by Victoria, Alexandra, and Joseph Masterson
Sleigh RideLeroy Anderson


Dan MastersonIan CohenThe Orchestra welcomes Dan Masterson and Ian Cohen as special guest artists for this concert.

Concert Sponsors

Sponsors and performersSeated (left to right):
Leslie Powers (violin and orchestra treasurer) and Dan Silverman (viola)
Standing (left to right):
Candace Colbert (oboe), conductor Peter Freisinger, sponsor Robert Folsom and William Scherban (clarinet and orchestra president)

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