A Christmas Celebration | Sunshine Coast Symphony Orchestra

Celebrate the Christmas season with an evening of much-loved seasonal pieces by Vivaldi, Handel, Tchaikovsky and Britten, interspersed with modern popular classics like Sleigh Ride, Let it Snow and the suite from The Polar Express.

  • Antonio Vivaldi – Concerto for two cellos in G minor, RV 531
  • Sergei Prokofiev – Lieutenant Kijé
  • Pyotr Tchaikovsky – Nutcracker Suite (selected movements)
  • Leroy Anderson – Sleigh Ride
  • Glen Ballard and Alan Silvestri, arr. Jerry Brubaker – Polar Express Suite
  • Leopold Mozart – Sleigh Ride
  • JS Bach – Cantata No.140: Wachet auf / Sleepers Awake BWV140
  • Prokofiev – Cinderella (selected movements)
  • Tchaikovsky – Swan Lake (selected movements)
  • Handel – Music for the Royal Fireworks (selected movements)
  • Josef Strauss – Winterlust Polka
  • Williams – Fanstasia on Greensleeves
  • Leroy Anderson – A Christmas Festival
  • Danny Elfman – The Nightmare Before Xmas (from the Tim Burton film)
  • Sadler – A Christmas Fanfare
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Three German Dances, K. 605
  • Émile Waldteufel – The Skaters’ Waltz, Op.183
  • Hans Zimmer – Chevaliers de Sangreal (Knights of the Holy Grail)

Founded in 1972 and now conducted by Dr. Fletcher Mitchell, the Sunshine Coast Symphony Orchestra believes in providing exciting, accessible music of all periods in a relaxed and fun atmosphere.

This concert will be the final performance in 2023 of the Sunshine Coast Symphony Orchestra in it’s new home venue at The Events Centre!


Dec 09 2023


7:00 pm



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The Events Centre, Caloundra
The Events Centre, Caloundra
The Events Centre, Caloundra, Minchinton Street, Caloundra QLD
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