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Occurs on Friday December 13 2019

Approximate running time: 0 hours and 1 minutes


Hill Auditorium
825 N University Ave
Ann Arbor MI 48104

Event Notes


Hailed as:

"...uncommonly expressive and detailed..." - The Miami Herald

"...decisive and eloquent..." - The Wall Street Journal

"...well-paced...colorful..." - The New York Times

Join us for Ann Arbor's favorite holiday tradition: Holiday Pops! This family-friendly concert is a celebration of the most joyous music of the season. Don your most festive outfit, and join your Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra for a night of classic carols, special sing-a-longs, and holiday cheer. Accomplished guest conductor Steven Jarvi leads the program featuring holiday favorites like Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker.

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

Check out Duke Ellington's take on The Nutcracker:

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