MÚSICA NO MCB | ORQUESTRA MURILO ALVARENGA – CONCERTO NATALINO
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The Christmas concert at the MCB will be conducted by maestro Fernando Cardoso and will feature the special participation of singer Rita Valente
The Museu da Casa Brasileira, an institution managed by the Fundação Padre Anchieta, promotes a Christmas concert with the Murilo Alvarenga Orchestra, on December 9th, Friday, from 7:30 pm, on the terrace of Solar Fábio Prado, where the Museum.
The orchestra bears the name of the notorious maestro Murilo Alvarenga – founder and conductor of the group. After the maestro’s death, in February 2022, the group reorganized to honor him, continuing his legacy in classical music.
On 12/09, the orchestra will present a repertoire in honor of Christmas, with compositions such as A Christmas Festival (Leroy Anderson) and It’s Beginning to Look Like Christmas (Meredith Wilson) as the main theme. Fernando Cardoso will be conducting.
Other songs, such as Christmas Song (Robert Wells & Mel Torme) and Santa Claus is Coming to Town (Haven Gillespie & J. Fred Coots Arr.: Dave Wolpe ad: Murilo Alvarenga), are also part of the presentation’s repertoire. The concert will feature the special participation of singer Rita Valente.
Check out the repertoire below:
1. It’s Beginning to look like Christmas – Meredith Wilson Arr.: John Moss
2. Sleigh Ride – Leroy Anderson Arr.: Bob Cerulli
3. Big Band Christmas Arr.: Carl Strommen
4. Christmas Festival – Leroy Anderson
5. Hark the Herald – Mendelssohn Arr.: Matt Neufeld
6. Christmas Song – Robert Wells & Mel Torme Arr.: Jerry Nowak
7. Santa Claus is Coming to Town – Haven Gillespie & J. Fred Coots Arr.: Dave Wolpe ad: Murilo Alvarenga
8. White Christmas (Sweeney) – Irving Berlin Arr.: Michael Sweeny
9. Imagine – John Lennon Arr.: John Berry Ad: Murilo Alvarenga
10. Joyful, Joyful we Adore Thee – Ode to Joy Ludwig van Beethoven (1823) Henry van Dyke (1908) Arr.: Mark Hayes ad: Murilo Alvarenga
11. Boas Festas – Assis Valente Arr.: Murilo Alvarenga
Música no MCB | Orquestra Murilo Alvarenga
Date: December 9th, Friday
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Solar Fábio Prado – Museu da Casa Brasileira
Av. Brig. Faria Lima, 2.705 – Jardim Paulistano, SP
Next to Faria Lima station on the Yellow Line of the Metro.
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