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Our concert today is CANCELED due to the winter storm. We hope to reschedule for December 15th, 3pm. Check back for updated event information. Free Concert! Brass Quintet and Pipe Organ

December 1, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Start your holiday season off by celebrating with NBSO at this moving, holiday classic performance featuring the iconic South Church pipe organ, trumpets, french horn, trombone and tuba.

Also meet our new Music Director and Conductor, Toshiyuki Shimada!

Tickets are NOT required but we ask that you do Register so we can get a count on approximate number of attending.

Our Program:

  1. Wachet Auf – *Organ Solo
    by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

  2. Come All Ye Faithful and Joy to the World – *Brass Quintet and Organ
    by John Francis Wade (1711-1786) by Isaac Watts (1674-1748)
    arranged by Don Gillis (1912-1978)

  3.  Nutcracker Waltz of the Flowers – *Brass Quintet
    by Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 -1893)
    arranged by Eiko Orita (1953-present)

  4. Noel – *Organ Solo
    by Louis-Claude Daquin (1694-1772)

  5. Go Tell It On The Mountain – *Organ and Brass Quintet
    Traditional 19 Century Spiritual
    arranged by Luther Henderson (1919-2003)

  6. Festive Sounds of Hanukkah – *Brass Quintet
    Traditional – arranged by Bill Holcombe (1924-2010)

  7. Prelude and Variation – *Organ Solo
    by Cesar Franck (1822-1890)

  8. Carol of the Bells – *Organ and Brass Quintet
    by Mykola Leontovych (1877-1921) & Peter J. Wilhousky (1902-1978)
    arranged by Arthur Frackenphol (1924-2019)

  9. Greensleeves – *Brass Quintet
    Melody by King Henry VIII(?) (1491-1547)
    arranged by Todd Marchand (2009 – present)

  10. In Dulci Jubilo – “In Quiet Joy” – *Organ Solo
    by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) and Maurice Dupre (1888-1941)

  11. Hallelujah Chorus – *Brass Quintet and Organ
    George Frideric Handel (1685- 1759)


December 1, 2019
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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South Congregational – First Baptist Church
90 Main Street
New Britain, Connecticut 06051 United States
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