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Holiday Organ Spectacular

Tuesday, December 21 2021

Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

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Presenting Sponsor:

Valerie & Barry Hon   

Celebrate the season with the king of instruments! Enjoy a magnitude of musical splendors with world-class organist Todd Wilson and members of Pacific Symphony performing a delightful mix of sacred and holiday music. Favorite Christmas carols share the bill with traditional organ works that highlight the 4,322-pipe, $3.1 million William J. Gillespie Concert Organ.

Audience Advisory:
All ticket holders must wear a mask AND provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of performance. Learn more.

Phillips: Joy to the World: Three Preludes for Christmas
- Divinum Mysterium
- Forest Green
- Toccata on Antioch

Traditional (Arr. Steven Mahpar): “The First Noel”
Cohen (Arr. Barry Perkins): “Hallelujah”
Traditional (Arr. Steven Mahpar): “What child Is This?” / “Coventry Carol”
Traditional (Arr. Steven Mahpar): “I Saw Three Ships”
Traditional (Arr. Barry Perkins): “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen”
Karg-Elert: Chorale - Improvisation on “In Dulci Jubilo”
Handel: “Hallelujahr” Chorus from Messiah
— Intermission —
Widor: Toccata from Symphony No. 5
Adam (Arr. Steven Mahpar): “O Holy Night”
Traditional (Arr. Mahpar & Perkins): “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel”
Harberg: Prayer
Anderson: Sleigh Ride
Davis (Arr. Steven Mahpar): “The Little Drummer Boy”
Martin & Blaine (Arr. Elliot Moreau): “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”
Kent (Arr. Steven Mahpar): “I’ll Be Home for Christmas”
Various: Holiday Sing-Along
   “Joy to the World”
   “Silent Night”

Download Program Notes

Todd Wilson, Organ
Barry Perkins, Trumpet
Elliott Moreau, Bassoon and Saxophone
Dennis Kim, Violin
Jennise Hwang, Violin