A Very Special Victorian Christmas Musicale

Presenting Rebecca Broberg, soprano

Marvin Keenze, piano

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                Rebecca Broberg, soprano performs at Victorian Christmas Musicale

 

The Mansion is pleased to present a Victorian Christmas Musicale featuring operatic soprano, Rebecca Broberg, singing a variety of traditional Christmas carols. Ms. Broberg studied music at the University of Pennsylvania and the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore.

Pianist, Marvin Keenze, is professor emeritus, Westminster Choir College of Ryder University.

Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

Cost: $35, Member cost: $30  CLICK HERE to make reservations online or call 215-438-1861

VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS MUSICALE PROGRAM

Rebecca Broberg accompanied by Marvin Keenze

I heard the bells on Christmas Day                       J. Baptiste Calkin (1829 – 1905)

The Blessed Virgins Expostulation                      Henry Purcell (1659 – 1695)

The Cherry Tree Carol                                            English folk ballad

Quia Respexit                                                           Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750)

The First Nowell                                                       English folk ballad

Busslied                                                                     Ludwig Beethoven ( 1770 – 1827)

Der Engel                                                                  Richard Wagner (1813 – 1883)

O holy night                                                               Adolphe Adam (1803 – 1856)

Piano Solo by Marvin Keenze

Waltz in A flat (L’adieu)  Opus 69 No. 1                               Fredrick Chopin

INTERMISSION

Rebecca Broberg accompanied by Marvin Keenze

 O little Town of Bethlehem                                       Lewis H. Redner (1831 – 1908)

Nacht und Träume                                                   Franz Schubert (1797 – 1828)

Silent Night                                                               Franz Gruber (1792 – 1848)

Des fremden Kindes heiliger Christ                      Carl Loewe (1796 – 1869)

Fairest Lord Jesus                                                   Silesian folk tune

Christmas Bells at Sea                                           Arthur Sullivan (1842 – 1900)

Christbaum                                                               Peter Cornelius (1842 – 1900)

Behold that star                                                        H. T. Burleigh (1866 – 1949)