2012 Hymns of Thanksgiving Boise

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 Every holiday season for the last ten years, a community choir and orchestra of 350 musicians is organized to present this Thanksgiving event for the Treasure Valley.  FREE to the public, this year’s celebration will be held November 18th at 7:30 at Century Link Arena.  Doors open at 6:30. Donations will be accepted on behalf of the Idaho Food Bank. Come enjoy a free night of outstanding music for the entire family! The program for the evening follows:


November 18, 2012
7:30 p.m.
CenturyLink (formerly Qwest) Arena
(Doors Open at 6:30 p.m.)

“The Star Spangled Banner”

“I Sing the Greatness of Our God” – Words by Isaac Watts – Music by Fred Bock


“Rejoice, the Lord is King”– Words by Charles Wesley – Music by Malcolm Archer

“Laudate Dominum” — W. Mozart – Anna-Marie Vargas – Violin

“The Lord’s Prayer” – Albert Hay Malotte – Arrangement by Carl Deis

“How Lovely are the Messengers”– Felix Mendelssohn – Edited by Jerold Ottley

“Ev’ry Time I Feel the Spirit” — Wind Quintet

“America, the Dream Goes On” – Words by Alan and Marilyn Bergman – Music by John Williams

“George Gershwin in Concert” — Hymns of Thanksgiving Orchestra

“Take Time to Be Holy” – Words by W.D. Longstaff – Traditional Irish Melody – Arrangement by John Longhurst

“What a Wonderful World” – Words and Music by George David Weiss and Bob Thiele – Arrangement by Mark Hayes

“Bless This House” – Words by H. Taylor – Music by M.H. Brahe – Arrangement by Nathan Hofheins

“Hush, Little Baby” – American Lullaby – Arrangement by Mack Wilberg

“Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto, 2nd Movement — Del Parkinson, Piano

“Hallelujah” (from “Mount of Olives”) – Ludwig van Beethoven

“May the Good Lord Bless and Keep You” – Words and Music by Meredith Willson – Arrangement by Mack Wilberg


“Love Divine, All Loves Excelling” –Words by Charles Wesley –  Music by Rowland Prichard – Arrangement by Mack Wilberg

For more information visit: http://www.hymnsofthanks.com/