NSO Christmas Variety Show

7:30 PM | ONLINE Marc David, Conductor | 12.04.2020

The NSO invites you to get into the Christmas spirit with a classic variety show featuring your NSO. With music from NSO Sinfonia, together with individual performances from our Woodwind and Brass Quintets, as well as special guest duos, trios and more from within the NSO family – start off your Christmas season with an uplifting hour of music which will put you in the holiday spirit!

The weather outside MAY be frightful, so stay home, grab a ticket, make a mug of hot chocolate and relax with the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra.


Concerto Grosso Op. 6 No. 8 – A. Corelli
NSO Sinfonia (Shelby Rae Marshall, conductor)

We Three Kings – traditional carol
Violin, Cello, Guitar Trio (Dominic Greene, Amy Collier-Holmes, Brett Vey)

Fantasia on Greensleeves – R. Vaughan Williams
NSO Sinfonia

Violin Duet (Carole Bestvater, Lauren Smee)

A Celtic Silent Night – F. Gruber/Tierney / orch. M. David
NSO Sinfonia

I Saw Three Ships / It Came upon a Midnight Clear – traditional carols
Clarinet Trio (Glenn Rice, Brenda Gatherall, Liza Konstantinova)

Let it Snow – arr. J. D. Ployhar
NSO Sinfonia

It’s Beginning to look a Lot Like Christmas – traditional carol
Woodwind Quintet (Grace Dunsmore, Valerie Holden, Glenn Rice, Grant Etchegary, Emily Dunsmore)

Somewhere in my Memory from Home Alone – J. Williams
NSO Sinfonia

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas – traditional carol
Brass Quintet (Katie Sullivan, Jill Dawe, Emily Dunsmore, Hilary Simms, Catherine Tansley)

Rudolph the Rednosed Reindeer – J. Marks / arr. J. D. Ployhar
NSO Sinfonia

Christmas is Coming – V. Guaraldi
Jazz Trio (Gary Johnston, Denise Lear, Étienne Gendron)

Sleigh Ride – L. Anderson
NSO Sinfonia

Carol of the Bells – Traditional Ukranian Carol

Ding, Dong – T. Arbeau / orch. M. David
NSO Sinfonia

We Wish You a Merry Christmas – traditional carol
ASQ (Heather Kao, Nancy Case, Kate Read, Vernon Regehr)

A Christmas Festival – L. Anderson
NSO Sinfonia

Classical Christmas