Past Concert: December 15 & 16, 2017

Posted on Aug 14, 2017 in Past Concerts
Past Concert: December 15 & 16, 2017

Friday & Saturday, December 15 & 16, 2017
Holiday Cheer!

Become a child again.

Presented by TRACE3

December 15 & 16, voices soar from two choruses, Colorado Repertory Singers and Young Voices of Colorado, as they join our orchestra to celebrate the season! Revel in beloved holiday classics from The Nutcracker to Home Alone. An annual favorite, Holiday Cheer! enriches your spirit with music that will send you back to your childhood — complete with cocoa and caroling!

Single ticket pricing: Adults: $25 • Senior (65+): $17 • Student: $12 • 12 and under FREE

Lawrence Golan, conductor
Colorado Repertory Singers; Dr. Kyle Fleming, director
Young Voices of Colorado; Jena Dickey, director

Arr. Stephenson: Holiday Overture
Wendel & Trani: Christmas Through Children’s Eyes
Williams: Somewhere In My Memory from Home Alone
Arr. Wendel: Little Bolero Boy
Tchaikovsky: “March” from The Nutcracker
Bestor; Arr. Klouse: Prayer of the Children
Arr. Shaw & Bennett: The Many Moods of Christmas, Suite No. 2
Arr. Holcombe: Festive Sounds of Hanukkah
Handel: “Hallelujah Chorus” from The Messiah
Anderson: Sleigh Ride
Amundson: Angels’ Dance
Arr. Carey; lyrics by William Chatterton Dix: What Child is This?
Hoying & Olusola; Arr. Jena Dickey: That’s Christmas To Me

Rush: Angels in the Snow
Arr. Stephenson: A Holly Jolly Sing-Along!
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Read the program notes

Friday, December 15: 7:30–9:30pm (with intermission), doors open at 6:15pm
Saturday, December 16: 2:30–4:30pm (with intermission), doors open at 1:15pm
Antonia Brico Stage at Central Presbyterian Church (1660 Sherman St.)


More Than Music

We host activities before, during and after each concert. More Than Music events are free to attend for all ticket holders. Participants may save their concert hall seats by displaying the “Save The Seat” message printed on the back cover of our concert programs. Here’s what we have lined up for this concert:

🍽 Dec 15 only: uClub Pre-Concert Dinner Date, 5:00–7:00pm SOLD OUT

For just $35 per person, enjoy a delicious 3-course meal, a glass of wine and coffee or hot tea at the University Club — directly across the street from the hall. Full bar available for purchase. No tipping allowed, casual dress is okay. As seating is very limited, reservations are now closed.

🍻 Wine and Craft Beer, starting at 6:15pm / 1:15pm

Clink a glass of wine, or Oktave Oktoberfest-style beer, the official DPO craft beer from Ursula Brewery! Sorry kids, this More than Music event is 21+ only. $5. 🍷🍺

☕️ Complimentary Coffee, starting at 6:15pm / 1:15pm

Our friends at Purple Door Coffee will be brewing java for you to enjoy.

🎅 OMG! Santa!, starting 6:15pm / 1:15pm

Everyone’s favorite jolly elf will make a special photo op appearance, and then you too will be able to say, “I know him!” Make snowflakes and learn how the pros play “Jingle Bells!” Kids’ More Than Music made possible by Marketo.

🎶 DYAO Prelude, starting at 6:15pm / 1:15pm

Get in the holiday spirit with a prelude by the talented young musicians at the Denver Young Artists Orchestra.

👍 #DPOTweets, during the concert

During the concert, we live-tweet photos, facts and tidbits about the music you’re listening to. Follow along, share and interact with us and other concert-goers on Twitter. @denverphilorch

🍪 Reception & Bake Sale, immediately following concert

Say hello! Join us in the lobby after the concert for our annual bake sale and refreshments, meet members of the choruses, buy a t-shirt — and have fun!