Orchestra Iowa's "Holiday Spectacular"

Dec 6, 2016

This Performance Iowa broadcast features Orchestra Iowa’s 2015 “Holiday Spectacular” concert. The festive program includes holiday favorites and works by Bach, Corelli, Vaughan Williams, and more!

Credit Orchestra Iowa

Hear Orchestra Iowa bring the holiday cheer with an array of special guests. The orchestra is joined by vocal soloists Dylan Ascher, and Angela Billman, trumpeter Andrew Classen, organist Neal Marple, the Preucil School of Music’s Espressivo Strings, Discovery Chorus, Chamber Singers of Iowa City, and the Carillonneurs. Tune in on Monday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. for this Performance Iowa holiday broadcast!


BRADFORD Carol of the Bells (CSIC and Carillonneurs)

BACH – Jauchzet Frohlocket (CSIC)

HARRIS – Good King Wenceslas

CORELLI – Christmas Concerto (Espressivo Strings)

TARTINI – Trumpet Concert in D Major; Mvt. III (Andrew Classen)

PIERCE – How Still He Rests (CSIC, Emily Rauch – vocalist)
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS – Fantasia on Greensleeves (Discovery Chorus)

KANTOR – Night of Silence (Discovery Chorus)

RUTTER – Gloria: Quoniam Tu Solus Sanctus (CSIC & Discovery Chorus)

AMUNDSON – Glories Ring (Carillonneurs)

ANDERSON – A Christmas Festival

RUTTER – Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind (CSIC)

TRAD./JACQUES – The Holly and the Ivy (CSIC)

HOLCOMBE – ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (Bruce Aune, narrator)

ANDERSON – Sleigh Ride

HANKEWICH – Man with the Bag (Angela Billman)

HANKEWICH – I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas (Dylan Ascher)

HANKEWICH – Deck the Halls

HARRIS – Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

Timothy Hankewich, conductor

(Concert recorded Dec. 19-20, 2015)