Canadian Brass: Christmas Time is Here
Friday, December 8, 2017, 8pm
The Music Center
$35 - $65
Christmas Time Is Here
A formidable force in the world of chamber music, this quintet has been heralded as the “Kings of Brass” and “the world’s most famous brass group” (Ottawa Citizen). Canadian Brass rings in the holiday season with a program of festive classics and brass standards. With impeccable musicianship, theatrical flair, and heartwarming humor, Canadian Brass is a favorite of audiences across the globe. Their repertoire is fantastically diverse, with a library of over 600 original arrangements that range from Baroque to Dixieland. This chart-topping, globe-trotting ensemble has been thrilling audiences for 4 decades—don’t miss your chance to see this legendary group live!
- Canadian Brass made its American debut at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in 1975.
- The group always performs dressed in its signature attire of formal black suits and white running shoes.
- As avid supporters of music education, the members of Canadian Brass often pause for master classes while on tour.
This concert will run approximately 110 minutes with intermission.
Ding Dong Merrily on High, Traditional/arr. Howard Cable
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
Tribute to the Ballet, arr. Kompanek
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