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American Festival Pops Orchestra: Holiday Pops: Songs of the Season

  • December 13, 2013 at 8:00 pm

Merchant Hall

Capture the sheer joy of the Christmas season when this talented pops orchestra comes home for the holidays with a jubilant concert of cherished Christmas carols, holiday tunes, guest soloists, and the traditional sing-along. This jubilant concert features a spectacular program that includes the American Festival Pops performing favorites such as “Christmas Festival” by Leroy Anderson, “Carol of the Bells, “Blue Christmas” and an entertaining twist on the holiday classic, “The Nutcracker Suite,” with selections performed in both traditional (Tchaikovsky) and jazz stylings (Duke Ellington). AFPO is also pleased to present Hylton Center’s Executive Director Rick Davis performing a narration of “'Twas the Night Before Christmas.” Don’t miss these festive and sentimental favorites and more. Under the baton and leadership of founder and artistic director Anthony Maiello, these gifted musicians from the greater D.C. area bring an evening that is sure to fill everyone with Christmas cheer.

$50, $42, $34