VSO: Holiday Pops

Main Stage

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Each December we celebrate the holidays with music both contemplative and joyful, leaving audiences with a song in their heart and the warmth of the season. Our upcoming Holiday Pops concerts include the orchestra and VSO’s 80-voice chorus leading three sing-a-longs and performing much-loved music by John Rutter, LeRoy Anderson, and George Frederic Handel. A new-to-VSO composition by Quinn Mason, Spanish-influenced holiday music, and traditional carols round out this traditional family-favorite event. José Daniel Flores-Caraballo conducts.


Traditional (arr. Sebesky)   -    A Christmas Scherzo
Traditional (arr. Willcocks) - Adeste Fideles
George Frideric Handel - And the Glory of the Lord (from Messiah)
John Rutter - What Sweeter Music
Georges Bizet - Farandole from L’Arlésienne Suite No. 2
 Robert Shaw   -   The Many Moods of Christmas, Suite 4


Quinn Mason   -   Christmas Eve Festivities
Mykola Leontovych (arr. Wilhousky) - Carol of the Bells
James Lord Pierpont (arr. Brandau) - Jingle Bells, Wassail
John Rutter - Esta Noche
Leroy Anderson - Pastores a Belen
Irving Berlin (arr. Huff/Moss) - White Christmas
Frederic Austin (arr. Wilberg) - The Twelve Days of Christmas
 Leroy Anderson   -   Sleigh Ride

The VSO is partnering with the South Burlington Food Shelf this season! Bring a canned good with you to the Flynn on December 7, and you’ll be put in a raffle to receive a holiday gift during the concert. All donated items will be brought to the food shelf by volunteers from the South Burlington Rotary Club.

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