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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra's Christmas Cracker

Repertoire

Humperdinck
Hansel and Gretel Overture
Tchaikovsky
Waltz of the Flowers
Hairston
Mary’s Boy Child
Head
The Little Road to Bethlehem
Torme
The Christmas Song
Martin/Blane
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Anderson
Sleigh Ride
Waldteufel
The Skaters’ Waltz
Pola/Wyle
It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
…and many more, not forgetting audience carols!

Performers

Mary Carewe
vocalist
Michael Dore
vocalist
Nick Davies
conductor

Back by popular demand, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s Christmas Cracker is a delightful evening of festive musical gems. This enchanting and melodious concert is sure to fill you with good cheer as the Orchestra and guest vocalists get the yuletide celebrations off to an entertaining start.

Part of Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 2011/12 Resident Season

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