Minnesota Opera's Holiday Special - Live!

Listen to the Minnesota Opera's Holiday Special on Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. central.Minnesota Opera

December 01, 2020

Celebrate with the Minnesota Opera as we present their special holiday concert, livestreamed from the Ordway Concert Hall.

Enjoy an evening featuring selections by Richard Rodgers, Irving Berlin, Joni Mitchell, Jeremy Messersmith, Miguel Bernal Jiménez, and more, starring past participants of Minnesota Opera's Resident Artist and Project Opera training programs.

Program

Liv Redpath, soprano
Zoie Reams, mezzo-soprano
Daniel Montenegro, tenor
Tommy Glass, baritone
Joseph Li, music director and pianist
Emily Bishai, stage director

• Vince Guaraldi — Linus and Lucy
• Vince Guaraldi — Christmas time is here
• Irving Berlin — White Christmas
• Rogers and Hart — Little Girl Blue
• Jeremy Messersmith — Snow Day
• Traditional — 12 days of Christmas... Football
• Miguel Bernal Jimenez — Por el valle de rosas
• Schlesinger and Javerbaum — Text me Merry Christmas
• Norah Jones — Man of the Hour
• Horace Silver — Peace
• Pearl Bailey — A five pound box of money
• Irving Berlin — Snow

INTERMISSION

• Javits/Springer — Santa baby
• Clint Borzoni — Wintry Sun
• Teddy Pendergrass — Happy Kwanzaa
• Tom Lehrer — A Christmas Carol
• Peter, Paul, & Mary — Light One Candle
• Joni Mitchell — River
• Franz Xaver Gruber — Stille nacht
• Kent, Ram, & Gannon — I'll be home for Christmas
• Frederick Silver — The Twelve Days After Christmas
• Blomquist & Hooks — Christmas in Minneapolis