“Holiday Classics – Nutcracker Sweet” Playlist

The holidays just got a little bit jazzier!

This season Pacific Symphony will play selections from the original Nutcracker Suite by Tchaikovsky and from the rendition from American jazz band leader Duke Ellington for the Holiday Classics: Nutcracker Sweet Concert on Dec. 6-8 at 8 p.m.

Tickets are still available to purchase. But for now, please enjoy a preview of the set list below.

1. The Nutcracker: Overture by Tchaikovsky:

2. “Overture” by Ellington/Strayhorn:

3. “March of The Toy Soldiers” by Tchaikovsky:

4. “Sugar Rum Cherry” by Ellington/Strayhorn:

5. Trepak (Russian Dances) by Tchaikovsky:

6. “The Volga Voulty” by Ellington/Strayhorn:

7. Coffee (Arabian Dances) by Tchaikovsky:

8. Tea (Chinese Dances) by Tchaikovsky:

9. “Toot Toot Tootie Toot” by Ellington/Strayhorn:

10.”Dance of the Reed Flutes” by Tchaikovsky:

11. “The Waltz of the Flowers” by Tchaikovsky:

12. “Dance of the Floreadors” by Ellington/Strayhorn:

 

Have a Jazzy Holiday from Pacific Symphony!

-ES

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