The Parkway Concert Orchestra will present its annual Holiday Pops Concert on Sunday December 14 at 3 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, 100 Winter Street, Norwood. Geneviève Leclair conducts the the 50 piece non-profit orchestra in classical and pops holiday favorites for the entire family, including Christmas Eve Suite by Rimsky-Korsakov, Christmas at the Movies, A Canadian Brass Christmas and Holst's 'In the Bleak Midwinter.'

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 which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. Donation is $15; $10 for seniors and students; and free for children under 12 years old. Light refreshments and free parking are included. For ticket reservations, please call 781-762-0288.

The Orchestra wishes to express gratitude to this concert's sponsors.

The Program:

Arranged by Bob Krogstad
Christmas at the Movies
Home Alone – How the Grinch Stole Christmas – Miracle on 34th Street – The Polar Express – The Nightmare Before Christmas
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Christmas Eve Suite
Introduction – Flight of Vakula – Moon and Stars – Polonaise – Return Flight of Vakula – Christmas morning bells
Arranged by Luther Henderson and Calvin Custer
A Canadian Brass Christmas
Ding! Dong! Merrily on High – I Saw Three Ships – The Huron Carol – Here We Come A Wassailing
Gustav Holst, arranged by Smith and McCashin
In the Bleak Midwinter
Greg Houston
Fantasia on Two Hanukkah Themes
Hawley Ades
Carol Festival
Joy to the World – We Three Kings of Orient – It Came Upon a Midnight Clear – O Little Town of Bethlehem – Hark the Herald Angels Sing – Silent Night – O Come, All Ye Faithful
Arranged by Bob Krogstad
The Bells of Christmas
Carol of the Bells – Ding! Dong! Merrily on High – I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day – Jingle Bells – Silver Bells

Concert Sponsors:

Concert Sponsors group photoLeft to right: Martin Rooney (trumpet and orchestra president); sponsors Brian Folsom and Robert Folsom; music director Geneviève Leclair; and William Scherban (clarinet and orchestra vice president) and Leslie Powers (violin and orchestra treasurer).

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