December Concert

Saturday • 7:00 PM

December 17th, 2016

St. Paul's Episcopal Church

127 Summer Street

Lynnfield, MA

free admission • suggested $10 donation


Alternate Venue

 & Time

Christmas & Clarinet Trios




Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Trio for Piano, Clarinet and Cello in A minor, Op. 114 (1891)

I. Allegro

II. Adagio

III. Andante grazioso

IV. Allegro



- intermission -


Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Trio for Piano, Clarinet and Cello in B-flat major, Op. 11 "Gassenhauer" (1798)

I. Allegro con brio

II. Adagio

III. Tema con Variazioni: Allegretto

Tema: Pria ch'io l'impegno – Variations I-IX – Allegro



† Festive Christmas Favorites †


Christmas Carol Medley for cello & piano

Arranged by Scott Thomas Lesser (2011)

Coventry Carol, What Child is This?,  O Come Emmanuel, We Three Kings



The Wexford Carol

As performed by Alison Krauss and Yo-Yo Ma (2008)

Traditional Irish, Arranged by Charles Floyd and Yo-Yo Ma

Vocal solo performed by Kathryn Christensen Lieppman



Let it Snow! / Winter Wonderland

As performed by The Piano Guys (2013)

Jule Styne / Felix Bernard

Arranged by Steven Sharp Nelson & Al Van Der Beek

Transcribed for Clarinet Trio by Scott Thomas Lesser



Stille Nacht (Silent Night)

As performed by Mannheim Steamroller (1984)

Franz Gruber

Arranged by Chip Davis

Transcribed for Clarinet Trio by Scott Thomas Lesser



Three Traditional Christmas Carol Sing-alongs

The First Noel, Away In a Manger, We Wish You a Merry Christmas

Arranged by Last Resort Music



NSCM Artists

William Kirkley, clarinet

Scott Thomas Lesser, cello

Kathryn Christensen Lieppman, piano


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