New Christmas Concert with orchestra

The Classic Buskers present the magic of Christmas through a selection of classic festive tunes from Vivaldi to Leroy Anderson.

Programme

Humperdinck: Overture – Hansel and Gretel  (8 mins)

Solo Baroque numbers (5 mins) for the Classic Buskers ending with:

Vivaldi: Sopranino Recorder Concerto (4 mins)

Mozart: Sleigh Ride (4 mins )

Plier: Feather Polka (4 mins )

Delibes: Coppelia Suite (7 mins)

Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Sweets (for Buskers and orchestra) (9 mins)

Smetana: Dance of the Comedians ( 4 mins )

Interval

Strauss: Overture – Die Fledermaus ( 7 Mins )

Traditional arr. Classic Buskers: Festival of Larks (7 mins)

Rimsky-Korsakov: Christmas Eve Polonaise (5 mins)

Anderson: Christmas Festival (6 mins)

Bizet arr. Classic Buskers: Spanish Toreadors (3 mins)

Traditional arr. Classic Buskers: Romanian Folk Song (2 mins)

Offenbach arr. Classic Buskers: Gaïté parisienne (2 mins)

Borodin: Polovtsian Dances (9 mins)

Tchaikovsky arr. Classic Buskers: Capriccio Italien (4 mins)

Encores 

Hora Staccato and Offenbach’s Can-Can (orchestra and Buskers)

Each half lasts approximately 45 minutes

Orchestration: 3/1 2/1 2 2 : 4 2 3 1 : T 3-4P Harp : Strings