Randall Wolfe presents his second Christmas Piano Recital Tour of a 45-minute program of miniature gems from an eclectic repertoire. The program is designed in five short sections and includes an audience sing-along of three carols that are introduced by piano renditions. 

Performances

Saturday, December 3: Private Recital, Mason, Ohio

Monday, December 5: University of Dayton, Ohio, Sears Recital Hall, Humanities Building, 3:35 PM

Saturday, December 10: Springboro Performing Arts Center, Ohio, 115 Wright Station Way, Springboro, Ohio 45066, 7:00 PM

Sunday, December 11: Sharonville United Methodist Church, Ohio, 3751 Creek Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45241, 3:00 PM

Program

Dream of Christmas (Silent Night) - Max Reger

The Sussex Mummer’s Christmas Carol - Percy Grainger

The Christmas Tree - Franz Liszt

               The Shepherds at the Manger (In Dulci Jubilo) 

               March of the Three Holy Kings (Adeste Fideles)

Audience Sing: O Come, All Ye Faithful (two verses)

 

Children’s Christmas – Niels W. Gade

               Christmas Chimes

               Christmas Psalm (Child Jesus)

               The Christmas Tree

                         1. Entrance March

                         2. The Boys’ Round Dance

                         3. The Little Girls’ Dance

               Good Night

 

Rumanian Christmas Carols - Bela Bartok

               First Series, No. 10 - Three Kings Follow the Star

               Second Series, No. 10 - Let Us Go to Bethlehem

The Christmas Gift – Vladimir Rebikov

               Children Playing Around the Christmas Tree

               A Music Box Gift

Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy - from The Nutcracker - Peter Tschaikovsky

Five Carol Fantasies for Piano - John Ness Beck

               1. What Child Is This?

               2. Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella

               5. Joy to the World

Audience Sing: Joy to the World (two verses)

 

Christmas Time Is Here - from A Charlie Brown Christmas - Vince Guaraldi

Reindeer Ragtime Two-Step - Joseph Lamb

Audience Sing: Silent Night (one verse)

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