Parkway Concert Orchestra’s Season of Celebrations

Concert Notes:

Holiday Concert on December 14, 2008, 3:00 PM

The Parkway Concert Orchestra wishes to extend a special thanks to our sponsors for this concert.

The Parkway Concert Orchestra will present its annual Holiday Pops Concert “Holiday Celebrations” on Sunday December 14 at 3 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, 100 Winter Street, Norwood. Matthew Fritz conducts the 50 piece non-profit orchestra in classical and pops holiday favorites for the entire family, including selections from Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite, Styne’s Let It Snow, Holcombe’s Festive Sounds of Hanukah, Anderson’s Sleigh Ride and of course a Carol Sing-a-long!

This concert is sponsored by May Funeral Home and 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 $15; $10 for seniors and $8 for children under 12 years old. For ticket reservations, please call 781-762-0288.

The Program:

Colonial Christmas Edmund J. Siennicki
Selections from The Nutcracker Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Op 71a, arr. Chas J. Roberts
   Danse Arabe
   Valse des Fleurs
   Danse Chinoise
   Danse des Mirlitons
   Danse de la Fée Dragée
   Danse russe Trépak
Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Jule Styne, arr. Bob Cerulli
Festive Sounds of Hanukah arr. Bill Holcomb
Cantique de Noel (O Holy Night) Adolphe Adam, arr. William Ryden
Matthew Fritz, violin soloist
Carol Sing-a-long  
   Christmas Praise
   Festival of Carols
arr. Don Wyrtzenarr
arr. Camp Kirkland
Sleigh Ride Leroy Anderson

Our Sponsors:

Left to right: Candace Colbert (oboe), Cashman Kerr Prince (cello), sponsor Robert Folsom, conductor Matthew Fritz, William Scherban, (clarinet and orchestra president) and Leslie Powers (violin and orchestra treasurer).

photographer: Susan Silverman

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