The popular Holiday Brass concert is back! Feel the power of the San Francisco Symphony brass section, conducted by Edwin Outwater, in this unique holiday event sure to lift your spirits. Hear a festive mix of classical and popular holiday music along with an assortment of holiday favorites. Come experience the astounding power, precision, and virtuosity of these talented musicians on December 3 as they play seasonal music arranged for brass ensemble.
Tickets for this concert and all San Francisco Holiday Symphony concerts are on sale now at sfsymphony.org, by phone at 415-864-6000, and at the Davies Symphony Hall box office on Grove Street between Franklin Street and Van Ness Avenue.
Music selections include:
J.S. BACH (arr. Higgins) Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, mvt. 1
VIVALDI (arr. Higgins) Concerto in D major, R.230
GABRIELI (arr. Higgins) Three Selections from the Sacrae symphoniae: Canzon per sonar septimi toni, No. 1 Beatus es virgo Maria Canzona per sonar in echo duedecimi toni
BIEBL (arr. Yager) Ave Maria
PROKOFIEV (arr. Higgins) Lieutenant Kijé Suite, Opus 60: Birth of Kijé Romance Kijé’s Wedding Troika The Burial of Kijé
TCHAIKOVSKY (arr. Higgins) Selections from The Nutcracker, Opus 71: Overture March Russian Dance
WALDTEUFEL (arr. Armstrong) Les Patineurs
GUARALDI (arr. Ridenour) Two Selections from A Charlie Brown Christmas Skating Christmastime is Here
ANDERSON (arr. Armstrong) A Christmas Festival
PIERPONT (arr. Smith & Ward) Jingle Bells Forever