December 15, 2013 · 3:00 p.m.
The Seasons: Winter, op.67C – Alexander Glazunov
The Seeasons:L’inverno, RV 297, F minor (Winter) – Antonio Vivaldi
Selections from Handel’s Messiah
Holiday songs from Home Alone: Winter Wonderland, Skater’s Waltz, and Let it Snow
Featured Violinist, Sasha Mandl
Guest Choir, Kenosha Chamber Choir
In Glazunov’s Winter, the ballet, Winter is surrounded
by his companions Hoar-frost, Ice, Hail and Snow
amusing themselves with a band of snowflakes until
gnomes light a fire and they vanish. In Vivaldi’s
Winter the violin interprets the ‘horrible wind’ …
What do you hear? Snowfalls, children at play, blustery
blizzards, possibly the ballet that is ice skating?