Jim Bates returns to conduct the Westerville Symphony in this annual holiday favorite! 


December 9, 2018

5 pm

Fritsche Theatre in Cowan Hall


The Program

A Christmas Festival                                      Leroy Anderson

Toy Symphony                                               Joseph Haydn

Parade of the Wooden Soldiers                      Leon Jessel                                                                Hansel and Gretel Prelude                              Engelbert Humperdinck                                              White Christmas                                             Irving Berlin                                                    Christmas on Broadway                                 arr. John Higgins                                                       The Little Drummer Boy                                Katherine Davis, Henry Onorati and Harry Simeone Carol of the Bells                                            arr. Richard Hayman


A Most Wonderful Christmas                        arr. Robert Sheldon                                        

A Charlie Brown Christmas                           words and music by Vince Guaraldi and

                                                                                         Lee Mendelson arr. David Pugh

Concert Suite from the Polar Express            Alan Silverstri and Glen Ballard

The Christmas Song                                       Mel Torme                                                              Stille Nacht                                                     Franz Gruber  

Fantasy on “Auld Lang Syne”                        Bill Holcombe

Mad Russian’s Christmas                               Paul O’Neill & Robert Kinkel

Christmas Sing-A-Long                                 arr. Bob Cerulli

Sleigh Ride                                                     Leroy Anderson



Fritsche Theatre at Cowan Hall - 30 South Grove Street Westerville, OH