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Holiday Pops!
Celebrate the Holidays with the MSO!
About the Show

Modesto Symphony Orchestra Association

Holiday Pops!

Friday, December 2, 2022, 7:30 pm
Saturday, December 3, 2022, 2 pm
Gallo Center for the Arts, Mary Stuart Rogers Theater

Ryan Murray, conductor
Kaley Ann Voorhees, guest vocalist
Modesto Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Daniel R. Afonso Jr., chorus director


Elliot Carter
arr. James Stephenson

Holiday Overture

Rosephanye Powell

Ring the Bells!

Felix Mendelssohn
arr. Dan Forrest

Hark! the Herald Angels Sing

Edward Pola and George Wyle
arr.  Jim Kessler

 It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Jerry Herman
arr.  Jim Kessler

 We Need a Little Christmas  

Andrew Lloyd Webber
& Charles Hart

Think of Me

arr. James M. Stephenson

A Charleston Christmas

Bob Phillips

Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24

Mariah Carey and Walter Afanasieff
arr. Luke Flynn

All I Want For Christmas is You


Leroy Anderson

A Christmas Festival

arr. Taylor Scott Davis

O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

Leroy Anderson

Sleigh Ride

arr. James M. Stephenson

I Saw Three Ships

Vince Guaraldi
arr. Jim Gray

“Christmas Time is Here” from A Charlie Brown Christmas

Joseph Beal and James Boothe
arr. Jim Stephenson

 Jingle Bell Rock

Irving Berlin
arr. Jim Gray

I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm

Adolphe Adam
arr. David Clydesdale

O Holy Night


Celebrating Support
Thank You

The Modesto Symphony Orchestra gratefully acknowledges the following sponsor for supporting this weekend's post-concert reception

Kelly McMurray
Morgan Stanley

Celebrating Support for the Modesto Symphony Orchestra

The MSO acknowledges with gratitude the following donors and sponsors whose generosity allows the orchestra to reach new heights in music and education. With your continued support, we are making a difference together and enriching the lives of our community, one note at a time.

  For a full listing of donors & sponsors, click here.  

The DoubleTree by Hilton™ Modesto is the official hotel of the Modesto Symphony Orchestra.
Media Sponsor: iHeart Media

Photography, sound, or video recording of this performance is strictly prohibited. Please remember to silence all electronic devices and refrain from text messaging during the concert. Mobile devices may be used to read program notes during the concert.

Program and artists subject to change. E&OE.