Many Moods of Christmas

The Southeast Missouri Choral Union, University Choir and Symphony Orchestra kick off the holiday season with the beloved Many Moods of Christmas, arranged by Robert Russell Bennett plus a selection of festive orchestral works to inspire and enlighten!

The program:

Selections from the Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a,
Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky

Danse Russe, Trepak
Danse Chinoise
Danse des Mirlitons
Valse des Fleurs

A Christmas Festival,
Leroy Anderson

“Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town” and “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” from A Most Wonderful Christmas,
Arranged by Robert Sheldon

Sleigh Ride,
Leroy Anderson


This Christmastide (Jessye’s Carol),
Donald Fraser

The Many Moods of Christmas, Suite One
Arranged by Robert Shaw and Robert Russell Bennett

O Magnum Mysterium (1994) for a cappella choir,
Morten Lauridsen

The Many Moods of Christmas, Suite Three
Arranged by Robert Shaw and Robert Russell Bennett

The Very Best Time of the Year
John Rutter

We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Arranged by John Rutter


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Many Moods of Christmas

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