NEC says "Thank you, Boston" all year with its "NEC Prep Presents" concerts. Free admission to these concerts by senior Prep ensembles marks our gratitude for the support of the City of Boston and the parents, siblings, schools, and music teachers who make our work possible.

NEC Prep orchestras and choruses join forces for an afternoon concert featuring works by Britten, Debussy, Dvorak, and Tchaikovsky.

The Program:

Preparatory Chorus, Sarah Houghton, Director
Copland: Simple Gifts
Britten: New Years Carol
Richards: Read Me A Memory
Traditional Hebrew: Henay Ma Tov

Children's Chorus, Sarah Houghton, Director
Debussy: Noel des enfants qui n'ont plus de maisons
The Snow Carol/ Still, Still, Still (arr. Snyder)
Sharlin: Tzor Teudah / May the Words
Rutter: We Wish You A Merry Christmas

Chamber Chorus, Sarah Houghton, Director
Zegree: Christmas Time is Here
Jingle Bells (arr. Snyder)
Hatfield: Beacon Hill Carol

9 O'Clock String Training Orchestra, Peter Jarvis, Conductor
Schumann: Choral
Del Borgo: Wexford Cricle
Balmages: Burst!

8 O'Clock String Training Orchestra, Peter Jarvis, Conductor
Schumann: Choral
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A Major, II. Allegretto
Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in D Major, II. Kraftig bewegt-doch nicht zu schnell-Recht gemachtlich 

Preparatory String Orchestra, Marta Zurad, Conductor
Warlock: Capriol Suite for String Orchestra, Basse-Dance & Pavane
Bach: Air
Sugár: Kromatika I

String Repertory Orchestra, Cynthia Woods, Conductor
Warlock: Capriol Suite
Dvorak: Serenade, op. 44, D minor
Grieg: Holberg Suite, op. 40
Bloch: Concerto Grosso No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Serenade, op. 48, C Major

Junior Repertory Orchestra, Adam Grossman, Conductor
Mozart: La clemenza di Tito, K. 621: Overture
Britten: Soirees musicales, op. 9 (after Rossini)

Date: December 21, 2013 - 1:00:PM
Price: Free
Location: NEC’s Jordan Hall

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