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A Dickens Christmas December 12

Battle Creek Symphony
Original air date December 12, 2020, 7:30 pm
Dan Nickerson, narrator
Jiyun Yi, flute
Samvel Arakelyan, violin
Yu Xin, violin
Alice Risov, viola
Claire Langenburg, cello
Free Virtual concert

Grab a cup of cocoa and settle in for a magical night of Christmas classics, including; Sleigh Ride, and Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 2. The symphony welcomes Dan Nickerson as narrator. Feel the spirit of the season as Dan takes the stage to guide us through the fascinating tale of specters and introspection. Plus we'll have a special take on Leroy Anderson's Sleigh Ride.

While tonight's concert was originally planned for a socially-distanced orchestra, the recent spike in COVID-19 cases led us to pivot to string quartet and flute, filmed at the charming and historic Record Box Loft. You'll get to see all of the musicians like you never have before!

Leroy Anderson  Sleigh Ride
Johann Sebastian Bach  Orchestral Suite No. 2
arr. Matthew Naughtin  A Christmas Carol

This performance will be presented on the Battle Creek Symphony's Virtual Stage.

Click here to see the rebroadcast:

A Dickens Christmas Rebroadcast


Dan Nickerson

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