A Christmas Playlist

with the NAC Orchestra & Ottawa Choral Society

2023-12-12 20:00 2023-12-12 22:00 60 Canada/Eastern 🎟 NAC: A Christmas Playlist

https://nac-cna.ca/en/event/33736

In-person event

Celebrate this magical time of year with the most cherished and heartwarming tunes of the season. Under the baton of guest conductor Jean-Marie Zeitouni, the NAC Orchestra offers a musical sleigh ride through snow-covered landscapes and timeless holiday classics, from Franz Gruber’s Sainte Nuit (Silent Night) to selections from Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker to Mendelssohn’s joyful Hark! The Herald Angels Sing to the sparkling cheer of Carol of the Bells. The...

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Southam Hall,1 Elgin Street,Ottawa,Canada
Tuesday, December 12, 2023
8 PM EST
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Jean-Marie Zeitouni © Curtis Perry
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Ottawa Choral Society
Music Classical music Masterworks Violin Cello Vocal Holidays
  • SAMUEL COLERIDGE-TAYLOR Christmas Overture, Op. 74, No. 5
  • HECTOR BERLIOZ “The Shepherds’ Farewell” from The Childhood of Christ, Op. 25
  • Gustav Holst Christmas Day
  • PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY “Waltz of the Flowers” from The Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a
  • PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY “Pas de Deux” from The Nutcracker, Op. 71
  • GERALD FINZI In terra pax, Op. 39
  • GEORGES BIZET “Farandole” from Suite No. 2 from L’Arlésienne
  • MYKOLA LEONTOVYCH (ARR. PETER J. WILHOUSKY / SIMON LECLERC) “Carol of the Bells”
  • TRADITIONAL (ARR. RAYMOND DAVELUY & JEAN-MARIE ZEITOUNI) « Le Sommeil de l’enfant Jésus » (“The Sleep of the Infant Jesus”)
  • FELIX MENDELSSOHN (ARR. DAVID WILLCOCKS) “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing”
  • FRANZ XAVER GRUBER (ARR. RAYMOND DAVELUY / JEAN-MARIE ZEITOUNI) « Sainte nuit » (“Silent Night”)
  • In-person event
  • ≈ 75 minutes · No intermission

Celebrate this magical time of year with the most cherished and heartwarming tunes of the season.

Under the baton of guest conductor Jean-Marie Zeitouni, the NAC Orchestra offers a musical sleigh ride through snow-covered landscapes and timeless holiday classics, from Franz Gruber’s Sainte Nuit (Silent Night) to selections from Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker to Mendelssohn’s joyful Hark! The Herald Angels Sing to the sparkling cheer of Carol of the Bells. The Ottawa Choral Society joins NACO for this perfect prelude to your own holiday celebrations.

Step out of the cold and into the warmth of Southam Hall to ring in the holidays with this enchanting Christmas edition of our popular Playlist series.

© Jean-Marie Zeitouni
© Ottawa Choral Society

Artists

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    Conductor Jean-Marie Zeitouni
  • Soprano Maghan McPhee
  • Baritone Hugo Laporte
  • Choir Ottawa Choral Society
  • gabrielle-gaudreault
    Artistic Director Gabrielle Gaudreault
  • Stage Manager Tobi Hunt McCoy
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    Featuring NAC Orchestra