Holidays at The Hanover Theatre Volume 1  

The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts is proud to present Holidays at The Hanover Theatre Volume 1, a curated collection of seasonal classics recorded at our very own studios in Worcester, MA. 

The selection of holiday repertoire features a wide range of sounds from the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ to violin, piano, choir vocals and rich brass instruments. A perfect complement to our annual productions of The Nutcracker and A Christmas Carol, this album creates a nostalgic atmosphere, appealing to audiences of all ages.

1. O Come, All Ye Faithful  
John F. Wade (1711-1786) 
Dr. Jonathan Kleefield, Organ 

2. Children Go Where I Send Thee  
Traditional African American Spiritual  
In memory of Dr. Horace Clarence Boyer 
THTC Choir, featuring David Jiles Jr.  

3. Concerto No. 4 “Winter” Movement II – Largo  
Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) 
John Michael Flavetta, Horn in F 
Kurt Blomstrom, Organ  

4. Wexford Carol  
Traditional Irish Carol arranged by Steve Gagliastro 
Marta Rymer, Violin  
Featuring Steve Gagliastro, Raymond B. Johnson, Annie Kerins and Marta Rymer  

5. Up on the Housetop  
Benjamin Hanby (1833-1867) 
Dr. Jonathan Kleefield, Organ 

6. Crown of Roses  
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) 
Poem by Richard Henry Stoddard (1825-1903) 
THTC Choir 
Kurt Blomstrom, Piano 

7. I Saw Three Ships 
Traditional English Carol arranged by Steve Gagliastro 
In memory of Charles Fosberry  
THTC Choir 

8. Merry Christmas  
Poem by Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) 
Read by Kathy St. George  
Cradle Song 
William J. Kirkpatrick (1838-1921) 
Timothy Evans, Piano 

9. We Three Kings 
John Henry Hopkins Jr. (1820-1891)  
Timothy Evans, Organ 

10. Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence  
French Traditional 
Arranged by Gustav Holst (1874-1934)  
THTC Choir, featuring Arjun Warrier 
Kurt Blomstrom, Organ 

11. Away in a Manger  
James Ramsey Murray (1841-1905)
Steve Gagliastro, Brass  

12. The Toast 
Written and Read by Troy Siebels  
Auld Lang Syne 
Scottish Traditional  
Timothy Evans, Organ 

THTC Choir, Children Go Where I Send Thee: Sarah Callinan, Liam Carmody, Sheila Donahue, Nadia Frempong, Steve Gagliastro*, David Jiles Jr.*, Raymond B. Johnson, Annie Kerins, Alyssa Morales, Nini Mwicigi, Tori Rich, Owen Santos, Susie Santos, Will Sheerin, Arjun Warrier 

THTC Choir, I Saw Three Ships, Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silent and Crown of Roses: Sheila Donahue, Jessica Fosberry*, Nadia Frempong, Steve Gagliastro, John Guertin*, Ginny Hilli, Raymond B. Johnson, Tyler Keogh*, Annie Kerins*, Tori Rich*, Sahana Sankar, Arjun Warrier* 

*denotes soloist 

Music Director: Steve Gagliastro 
Mixed and Mastered by: Nick Joyce
Project Coordinator: Annie Kerins 
Cover Art by: Erb Photography
Produced by and recorded at The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts 

Special Thanks to: 
Brian Agosta, Jon Anderson, Gerry Baeder, Amanda Bohart, Lisa Condit, Melanie Guerin, Bruce Hager, Chadyn Case, Erin Kearney, Hilary Ledebuhr, Meghan Montaner, Donald Phipps, Victor Start and the entire Communications Team! 

Read more about our beloved Mighty Wurlitzer here.

Read the story of The Steinway Piano here.

CDs and USB drives are available for delivery via USPS or pickup at the ticketing office during regular business hours.

THTC Choir

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