A Chorale Christmas

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Arizona Encore showcases Arizona’s premier performances, and this Thursday you can tune in for a special holiday presentation from The Phoenix Chorale and their concert, “A Chorale Christmas”. Enjoy some festive and familiar favorites alongside a musical tapestry of cultures and soundworlds, with holiday music from the Philippines, Hawaii, Finland, and beyond.  

Listen Thursday evening at 7, on DTV 8-point-5, Classical Arizona PBS and 89-5 K-BACH.


It’s a concert of festive favorites alongside a musical tapestry of cultures and soundworlds, when The Phoenix Chorale presents A Chorale Christmas on a special Arizona Encore broadcast. Featuring guest conductor Dr. Jace Kaholokula Saplan, the program traverses the globe with holiday music from the Philippines, Hawaii, Finland, the United States, and beyond.

Hear contemporary works for the season by living composers like Saunder Choi, Mari Esabel Valverde, and Soila Sariola, in addition to classic favorites like the Sussex Carol, Silent Night, In the Bleak Midwinter, and more.

Tune in for this special holiday edition of Arizona Encore recorded this past weekend at Camelback Bible Church and Brophy Chapel, and enjoy a winter snow globe to our Arizona community.

Traditional - Sussex Carol - Jeremy Peterman, piano


Mendelssohn - Weihnachten


Leon - Pasko Na Naman


Choi - Meet me for Noche Buena - Lies'l Hill, soprano


Gruber - Noche De Paz - Jeremy Peterman, piano; audience sing-a-long


Gruber - Silent Night - Jeremy Peterman, piano


Lowry - Nu 'Oli


Valverde - Patterns on the Snow - Jeremy Peterman, piano


Traditional - The Coventry Carol - Tom Peterson, conductor; Jeremy Peterman, djembe


Sariola - Pakkanen - Danielle Hale, alto


Dawson - Mary Had a Baby - Michelle Perez, soprano


Holst - In The Bleak Midwinter - Evan Montemayor, piano; Jordan Murillo, bass; Christina Hall, soprano


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