This concert is a Special Event of the 2017–18 season.
The New York Philharmonic Brass and Percussion will perform holiday favorites and works from the Baroque to the contemporary presided over by conductor / host / former Principal Trumpet Philip Smith. This season they are joined by trumpet player Doc Severinsen, who is celebrating his 90th birthday year. Family-friendly. Open to everyone ages 4 and up.
PIERPONT / arr. Robert Elkjer Jingle Bells
TRADITIONAL/ arr. John Mindeman Ding Dong Merrily/Good King Wenceslas
G. GABRIELI / arr. Tim Higgins O magnum mysterium
J.S. BACH/arr. Michael Allen Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
BYRD / arr. Michael Allen Wolsey’s Wilde
SOLER / arr. M. Allen The Emperor’s Fanfare
Anthony DiLORENZO The Toy Maker
Greg PASCUZZI Hanukkah 360
A SELECTION OF TRADITIONAL CAROLS
arr. Douglas Richard Deck the Halls
arr. A. DiLorenzo Joy to the World arr. Andrew Wainwright Carol of the Bells arr. A. DiLorenzo Greensleeves arr. A. Wainwright Night of Joy arr. A. DiLorenzo Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas arr. Dorothy Gates Silent Night CHRISTMAS TOONS HAGUE / arr. A. DiLorenzo Welcome Christmas from How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
HAGUE / arr. A. DiLorenzo Trim Up The Tree from How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
ROLLINS and NELSON / arr. A. DiLorenzo Frosty the Snowman
COOTS and GILLESPIE / arr. A. DiLorenzo Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
MARKS / arr. A. DiLorenzo Jingle Jingle Jingle From Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
MARKS / arr. A. DiLorenzo There’s Always Tomorrow From Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
HAGUE / arr. A. DiLorenzo You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch from How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
MARKS / arr. A. DiLorenzo Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
PIERPONT / arr. A. DiLorenzo Jingle Bells encore
Philip Smith Conductor / Host / Trumpet
Doc Severinsen Trumpet
New York Philharmonic Brass and Percussion
Christopher Martin Trumpet
Matthew Muckey Trumpet
Ethan Bensdorf Trumpet
Thomas Smith Trumpet
Kenneth DeCarlo Trumpet *
Michael Baker* Trumpet *
Richard Deane Horn
R. Allen Spanjer Horn
Howard Wall Horn
Alana Gartrell Horn *
Chad Yarbrough Horn *
Theodore Primis Horn *
Joseph Alessi Trombone
Colin Williams Trombone
David Finlayson Trombone
George Curran Bass Trombone
Alan Baer Tuba
Ian Sullivan Timpani *
Daniel Druckman Percussion
James Saporito Percussion *
* Guest Artist
Programs for Families at the New York Philharmonic are presented by Daria and Eric Wallach.
Major support for Holiday Brass is provided by the Gurnee and Marjorie Hart Endowment Fund.