Fresh and Evergreen

Fresh and Evergreen

The HCS presents a selection of holiday music from throughout musical history.  The concert will feature a 32-piece Orchestra, and Dancers from Capital Area Dance.

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Bring non-perishable food items for under the tree to benefit Ecumenical Food Pantry. The first 50 donors with paid admission receive a complimentary guest ticket!

Location

Saturday, December 20 7:30PM: Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, Harrisburg

222 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101
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Parking is available in the Walnut Street Parking deck adjacent to the Center.  The deck is accessible from Market Street between Third and Second Streets.  Take the parking deck elevator to the Strawberry Arcade level and enter the Center to the left of Starbucks.  See more about Whitaker Center parking at their website.  Metered and fee parking is also available on the street and in other lots around the Center.

 

 

Program

The Boar's Head Donald Waxman
Welcome Yule C.H.H. Parry (1848-1918)
Selections from When Icicles Hang
  • Icicles
  • Good Ale
  • Blow, Blow Thou Winter Wind
  • Hay, Ay
with the HCS Orchestra
John Rutter (b. 1945)
"There Is No Rose" from A Ceremony of Carols Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
The Snow
with the HCS Orchestra
Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
The Time of Snow Bob Chilcott (b. 1955)
"Spirit of the Season" from The Polar Express Alan Silvestri (b. 1950)
A La Nanita Nana Henry Kihlken
'Twas the Night Before Christmas
with the HCS Orchestra
Ken Darby (1909-1992)
Harry Simeone (1911-2005)
Born Today Jan Sweelinck (1562-1621)

Intermission

Celebration of Christmas
  • In dulci jubilo
  • Silent Night
  • Lullay
  • Go Tell It on the Mountain
  • Sleep Child of Winter
  • Son of Maria
with the HCS Orchestra
Karl Jenkins (b. 1944)
Who Will Give Me Wings Audrey Snyder
Light the Legend Michael Issacson
Candles of Hanukkah Mary Donelly
Merry Christmas, Merry Christmas Roger Emerson
Praeludium Noel
  • Masters in this Hall
  • Rejoice Believers
  • Gentle Mary (Good King Wenceslas)
  • In the Bleak Midwinter
  • Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence
  • Alleluia
with the HCS Orchestra
Randol Alan Bass

Sing Along with the Choral Society

O Come, All Ye Faithful arr. David Willcocks
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing Felix Mendelssohn
arr. David Willcocks
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