Canadian Brass: Christmas Time is Here!
Sunday, December 18, 2016, 7:00 pm
Come celebrate Christmas time at Miller Symphony Hall with Canadian Brass as they play classical and traditional Christmas tunes. Known for the versatility of their pieces and the joyous nature of their performance, their program will be sure to include something for everyone. They are also known for their uniquely engaging stage presence and rapport with audiences and it is these characteristics that have helped them to sell over 2 million albums worldwide.
The group consists of tuba legend and visionary founder Chuck Daellenbach, along with brass star, hornist Bernhard Scully, trumpeters Caleb Hudson and Chris Coletti, and trombonist Achilles Liarmakopoulos.
The quintet has attained status as “the world’s most famous brass group” and has captivated audiences for over 40 years. They have made appearances on The Tonight Show, Today, and Entertainment Tonight and racked up over half a million viewers when they played for Chinese New Year on China’s most popular station. They were also invited as guest artists on Evening at Pops with John Williams and the Boston Pops, Beverly Sills’ Music Around the World, numerous PBS specials including Sesame Street, and many major symphony orchestras. Their good humor, creativity, and thrill for performing is guaranteed to bring out your holiday spirit.
Brandenburg Concerto No 2, Mvt. 3 - J.S. Bach/arr. Frackenpohl
Bach's Bells - J.S. Bach/arr. Coletti
I Saw Three Ships - Traditional/arr. Ridenour
A Canadian Brass Christmas - Traditional/arr. Henderson
You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch - Albert Hague/arr. Coletti & Ridenour
Glenn Miller Christmas - Glenn Miller/arr. Coletti
Für Elise - L. van Beethoven/arr. Ridenour
A Charlie Brown Christmas - Guaraldi/arr. Ridenour
Dreydel Variations - Traditional/arr. Romm
Tribute to the Ballet - arr. Kompanek