The Memorial Concert Band of Colonie Holiday Concert
Our annual Holiday Concert will kick off with some traditional concert band fare highlighted by “Nabucco” by opera composer Giuseppe Verdi. Pieces by Khachaturian, Carter, and Grainger are included in the program. The concert will continue with holiday-themed music such as “A Home Alone Christmas” derived from the hit movie Home Alone. Other music varies from the traditional, “Shepherd’s Dance” from Amahl and the Night Visitors by Gian Carlo Menotti and “Candlelight Carol” by the famous British choral conductor, John Rutter, to “Christmas a la Big Band”.