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Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra’s Holiday Pops returns to Hill Auditorium Friday

Santa reads the naughty list at Holiday Pops at Hill Auditorium.
Santa reads the naughty list at Holiday Pops at Hill Auditorium. (Credit: Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra)

ANN ARBOR – Welcome the holiday season with Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra’s Holiday Pops concert at Hill Auditorium Friday evening.

Starting at 8 p.m., the longstanding tradition features the most beloved holiday music, and this year is no exception. Led by guest conductor Steven Jarvi, the program includes holiday songs both young and old.

2019 program

  • Stephenson: Holiday Overture
  • Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on “Greensleeves”
  • Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite No. 1 Excerpts: “Russian Dance”, “Chinese Dance”, and “Waltz of the Flowers”
  • Ames: Gloria Fanfare
  • Helvey: Love Came Down at Christmas
  • Vivaldi: “Gloria” and “Domine Fili unigenite” from Gloria
  • Willcocks: Ding Dong Merrily on High
  • Rutter: Donkey Carol
  • Holcombe: Festive Sounds of Hanukkah
  • Anderson: Sleigh Ride
  • Ellington: The Nutcracker Suite (Jazz Version)
  • Lopez: Selections from Frozen
  • Williams: Let there be peace on earth

Tickets range from $15 to $60. To purchase tickets, click here.

When: 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The event is co-sponsored by Bank of Ann Arbor and Tom and Debby McMullen.

Hill Auditorium is at 825 N. University Ave.

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