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A piano, behind it a Christmas tree
Copyright: Benedikt Feiten/Gasteig

The traditional Christmas Eve concert is again this year set to be a magical evening in the Isarphilharmonie! With seasonal classics as well as classical music, it will conjure up the season’s spirit.

The traditional Christmas Eve concert is again this year set to be a magical evening in the Isarphilharmonie! With seasonal classics as well as classical music, it will conjure up the season’s spirit.

Programme

  • “Es ist ein Ros entsprungen”, Michael Praetorius/Jan Sandström
  • To sing along: “Macht hoch die Tür”, Georg Weissel
  • “Still wie die Nacht”, Carl Bohm
  • Italian Concerto, 1st movement, Johann Sebastian Bach
  • “Cantique de Noël”, Adolphe Adam
  • “What sweeter music”, John Rutter/Robert Herrick
  • “Nessun dorma”, Giacomo Puccini
  • Improvisation
  • “Ein Weihnachtsspaß”, Peter Wittrich
  • To sing along: “Oh, Du Fröhliche”
  • Johannes Daniel Falk/Heinrich Holzschuher
  • “Joy to the world”, Lowell Mason (arr. John Rutter)/Isaac Watts
  • “Last Christmas”, George Michael (arr. Carsten Gerlitz)
  • To sing along: “Stille Nacht” (Silent Night), Franz Xaver Gruber/Joseph Franz Mohr

Line-up

  • Nutthaporn Thammathi, tenor
  • KlangVerwaltung choir
  • The Arcis Saxophon Quartett:
    Claus Hierluksch (soprano sax), Ricarda Fuss (alto sax), Edoardo Zotti (tenor sax) and Jure Knez (baritone sax)
  • Christian Benning, percussion
  • Hansjörg Albrecht, piano
  • Christian Schumann, conductor
  • Maximilian Maier, narrator
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