A Double-Reed Christmas

Sunday December 10, 2017 at 3 pm

Burlington Performing Arts Centre

Celebrate the season and discover the oft-forgotten concert repertoire of the bassoon, the “joker of the orchestra”, with Fraser Jackson, one of Canada’s leading bassoonists. The concert will open with Claudio Vena’s Canada 150 Tone Poem, then showcase the Weber Bassoon Concerto. Corelli’s Christmas Concerto, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite and Christmas Carols with a local choir will get you into the Christmas spirit!

  • Vena – Canada 150 Tone Poem
  • Weber – Bassoon Concerto
  • Tormé (arr. Vena) – The Christmas Song
  • Corelli – Christmas Concerto
  • Tchaikovsky – Nutcracker Suite
  • Leroy Anderson – Sleigh Ride
  • Traditional (arr. Finnegan) – The 12 Days of Christmas
  • Christmas Carol sing-along

Guest artists: Fraser Jackson, bassoon; Myriad Choir.
Conductor: Claudio Vena