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RECITALIST - Baroque Christmas Louisiana Philharmonic

  • First Baptist Church 16333 Louisiana 1085 Covington, LA, 70433 United States (map)

Our annual Baroque Christmas program kicks off with Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on Greensleeves, the folk song from which the popular Christmas carol, “What Child Is This?” borrowed its melody. The festivities continue with Corelli’s “Christmas Concerto” and Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 by J.S. Bach. The program ends with selections from a holiday favorite, Handel’s Messiah, including the famous Hallelujah Chorus.

The New Orleans performance is sponsored by: 
Catherine B. Tremaine 

Artist travel and accommodations provided by: 


José Luis Gomez, Conductor

Emily Birsan, Soprano 

Casey Candebat, Tenor NOVA Masterworks 


Ralph Vaughan WilliamsFantasia on Greensleeves Arcangelo Corelli"Christmas Concerto" J.S. BachBrandenburg Concerto No. 3 Geroge Frideric HandelSelections from Messiah 

Program duration is approximately 2 hours including a 20-minute intermission.
There will be a pre-concert talk one hour prior to the performance.Louisiana Philharmonic - Baroque Christmas December 20, 21 7pm