Empire Brass' THE SOUND OF CHRISTMAS to Feature Elisabeth von Trapp at Warner Theatre, 12/20


Empire Brass: The Sound of Christmas will feature Elisabeth von Trapp on Thursday, December 20 at 8 p.m. at the Warner Theatre.

Empire Brass enjoys an international reputation as North America's finest brass quintet, renowned for its brilliant virtuosity and the unparalleled diversity of its repertoire. All five musicians have held leading positions with major American orchestras and performed around the world.

Empire Brass will be joined by the granddaughter of the legendary Maria & Baron von Trapp, whose story inspired The Sound of Music.

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PROGRAM (subject to change)

Basse Danse Bergeret, Tielman Susato

Morning Dance (from Romeo & Juliet), Sergei Prokofiev

Troika (from Lieutenant Kije), Sergei Prokofiev<

Danse Arabe (from The Nutcracker), Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Danse Russe, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Emmanuel (with Elisabeth von Trapp), Plain Song 12th century

Hodie Christus Natus Est (with Elisabeth von Trapp), 7th century Gregorian Chant

Elisabeth von Trapp solo selections (with Douglas Major)

Climb Every Mountain (with Elisabeth von Trapp), Rodgers & Hammerstein

Because all Men Are Brothers (with Elisabeth von Trapp), J.S. Bach


Kesh Jig, Traditional

Gigue (from Elizabethan Dance Suite), Anthony Holborne

Rondo Alla Turca, Wolfgang A. Mozart

76 Trombones, MerEdith Wilson

God Rest ye Merry Gentlemen (with Elisabeth von Trapp), English Traditional

The First Noel (with Elisabeth von Trapp), English Traditional

Elisabeth von Trapp solo selections (with Douglas Major)

Edelweiss (with Elisabeth von Trapp & Greg Miller), Rogers & Hammerstein

Silent Night (with Elisabeth von Trapp), Franz Gruber

Ding Dong Merrily on HIgh, 16th Century French

Deck the Halls, Welsh Traditional

Jingle Bells/O Come All Ye Faithful, James Pierpoint/John F. Wade