"I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me. I will not shut out the lessons that they teach!"
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol
The gift of Christmas in MAY!!!! The "PRESENT" the timeless tale that we all love A CHRISTMAS CAROL - THE CONCERT! No better time than Sunday, May 5th at 2:30pm to join composer Bob Christianson and lyricist Alisa Hauser as they tantalize your inner child and love for the holiday with the timeless classic "A Christmas Carol" as it has never been done before. It will spark nostalgia, have your heart beating to the rhythm of joy, and make the splendor of the holiday alive in your spirit!
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A Christmas Carol - The Concert premiered at the Baltimore Symphony on December 16th and 17th, 2011. The cast featured Merwin Foard as Scrooge, Scott Coulter as Cratchit/Fred/Young Scrooge, Kyle Scatliffe as Marley/Ghost of Past/Ghost of Present and John McDonough as the Narrator. It was conducted by Amy Duran and also featured the Baltimore City College Choir under the direction of Linda Hall. During the final song, "God Bless Us Everyone", the audience leapt to their feet to clap along and continued to show their enthusiasm by giving a standing ovation! What a thrilling premiere! Click here ito get on the BSO website.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL - THE CONCERT is the classic Dickens tale performed as a concert with full symphony orchestra, a rock/pop rhythm section, choir, a narrator and three soloists. Composer Bob Christianson and lyricist Alisa Hauser have created an original score with musical styles that range from classical and broadway to blues and gospel. Hear this classic ghost story as you've never heard it before!
Naples Philharmonic (Naples Florida) - November 30, 2012
12/7/10 CD Review on TheaterMania's 12 CD's of Christmas
12/4/10 MusicalWorld Podcast features A Christmas Carol - The Concert including an interview with the writers.
12/2/10 Broadway Bullet podcast features A Christmas Carol - The Concert and an interview with the writers.
10/19/10 CD Release on Amazon.com and iTunes!
9/28/10 News feature on Playbill.com
9/28/10 News feature on TheaterMania