Christmas Wonders, December 11, 3:00 pm
St. Luke Catholic Church, Belleville

International Holiday Songs and Carols, classics from Bach to Rutter performed by the

Philharmonic Chorale and Chamber Orchestra

Luigi Cherubini: Ave Maria
Marie Pooler, arr.: Here We Come A-Caroling (Traditional)
James Helme Sutcliffe, arr.: The Sussex Carol
Ding Dong! Merrily On High (arranged by Howard Cable for The Canadian Brass)
Bryan L. Greer: A Spotless Rose
James Helme Sutcliffe, arr.: Lo, How A Rose E’er Blooming
John Rutter: Candlelight Carol
Johann Pachelbel: Canon of Praise
Franz Gruber: Silent Night / Stille Nacht
J.S. Bach: Jesu, Joy Of Man’s Desiring, from Cantata No. 147
James Helme Sutcliffe, arr.: Lullaby, My Lovely Child
Lee Dengler: Christmas Sanctus
Camille Saint-Saëns: Tollite Hostias from Christmas Oratorio
Nurit Hirsh: Bashana Haba’ah [In The Next Year To Come] (Israeli New Year’s Song)
Chuck Bridwell, arr.: Various Themes on Fa-La-La
Mykola Leontovich: Carol Of The Bells
Idina Menzel, with Walter Afanasieff & Charlie Midnight: December Prayer
Matt Maher, Paul Moak & Trevor Morgan: All The People Said Amen
Rollo Dillworth, arr.: Jesus, What A Wonderful Child
Jay Althouse, arr.: African Alleluia
George Frideric Handel: Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah

 And a holiday Sing-a-Long!



Nutcracker Ballet, November 19, 7:30 pm
November 20, 1:30 pm & 5:00 pm
Scottish Rite Cathedral, Belleville

 Performed with the Belleville School of Ballet

The dancers of the Belleville School of Ballet, under the direction of Patti Harrington, are joined by featured soloists from New York and the full Philharmonic Orchestra in this beautifully-staged complete production of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece. Be sure to be part of our 32nd year of presenting  this magical holiday treat.

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122 E. Main St.

Belleville, IL 62220

Season Tickets
Adult: $65
55+/Active Military: $55
Student: $30

Individual Concerts

Advance Purchase
Adult: $15
55+/Active Military: $12
Student: $5

Purchase at Door
Adult: $18
55+/Active Military: $15
Student: $5

Nutcracker Ballet

Advance Purchase
General Admission: $17

Purchase at Door
General Admission: $20

Season Ticket holders enjoy:

  • admission to six varied main season concert programs by the Philharmonic Orchestra and Chroale
  • admission to three Youth Orchestra concerts
  • 40% savings over individual ticket prices
  • all society member benefits

Stars of Tomorrow, October 22, 7:30 pm

Lindenwood University Auditorium, Belleville

Featuring young artist concerto competition winners

Gioacchino Rossini: Tancredi Overture
Francois-Adrien Boieldieu: The Caliph Of Bagdad Overture

Concerto Selections performed by winners of the 2016 Belleville Philharmonic Orchestra Young Artists Concerto Competition

The venerated Unfinished Symphony in its completed version, now “Finished”!
Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 8 in B minor, “Unfinished”

Including the third movement Scherzo, edited by Christa Landon, and the fourth movement, Rosamunde, D. 797 - Entr’acte No. 1 in B minor, which may have been originally intended as the finale to Schubert’s “Unfinished” Symphony

A Little Night Music, February 18, 7:30 pm
Union United Methodist Church, Belleville
Viennese Waltzes, Polkas, and Marches

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik. KV 525

Joachim Raff: Sinfonietta, Op 188, 1st Mvt

Adalbert Paul von Keler: ​Ouverture Comique, Op 74

Franz von Suppe: Flotte Bursche Overture (1863)

Johann Strauss, Jr.: Champagne Polka in E-Flat Major, Op 211

Johann Strauss, Jr.: Blue Danube Waltz, Op 314

      with the Philharmonic Chorale

John Phillip Sousa: ​The Liberty Bell March



Fletcher's Kitchen and Tap

6101 W. Main St.

Belleville, IL 62223