Holiday on the Cape


Featured Artist:

Joe Marchio, Conductor
Patrice Tiedemann, Vocalist
Chatham Chorale
Cape Symphony Dance Company, Michelle Chwastiak, Director

Barnstable Performing Arts Center
744 West Main Street, Hyannis MA 02601

  • Event dates: PAST EVENT
  • Featured Artists:

    Joe Marchio, Conductor
    Patrice Tiedemann, Vocalist
    Chatham Chorale
    Cape Symphony Dance Company, Michelle Chwastiak, Director

    Barnstable Performing Arts Center
    744 West Main Street, Hyannis MA 02601

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Close your eyes, make a wish, and let us take you to a world where Christmas dreams always come true. From "Sleigh Ride" and "Hallelujah Chorus" to "Home Alone" and a holiday sing-a-long with a thousand of your closest friends, this celebration is designed to sparkle, shine, and warm your heart. Also featured will be the world-premiere of "A Chanukah Festival." Featured guest artist and Cape Cod Opera favorite Patrice Tiedemann joins the magical cast of characters in this spectacular show. It doesn't get more JOYful than this.

PLEASE NOTE: Children must be over the age of six (6) to attend the Holiday on the Cape performances. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

HOLIDAY POPS CARE DRIVE: At this season’s Holiday on the Cape concerts, Cape Symphony will lead a Holiday Pops Care Drive in collaboration with The Cape and Islands Veterans Outreach Center. CIVOC’s mission to provide comprehensive life sustaining services for veterans and their families is one we fully support, and we know our audiences do, too. Learn more


Christmas Fantasy
arr. Dan Goeller

Rudolph, Bells, and Holly
arr. Robert Wendel

Christmas on Cape Cod
Maureen Condon

Little Bolero Boy
arr. Robert Wendel

How the Grinch Stole Christmas
arr. Jerry Brubaker

Sleigh Ride
Leroy Anderson

The Christmas Song
Mel Torme
arr. Bob Lowden

Home Alone
John Williams
I. Somewhere in My Memory
III. Merry Christmas, Merry Christmas


A Christmas Festival
Leroy Anderson

The First Noel
arr. Mack Wilberg

A Chanukah Festival
Mark Miller

O Come All Ye Faithful
arr. Dan Forrest

In the Manger
arr. Robert Wendel

“Hallelujah Chorus” from Messiah
George Frederick Handel
orch. Prout

Christmas Sing-a-Long
arr. Bob Cerulli

O Holy Night
arr. Dan Goeller

We Wish You a Merry Christmas
arr. Arthur Harris

Joe Marchio Conductor

Joe Marchio, Conductor

Joe Marchio has endeared himself to Cape Symphony audiences in his role of Assistant Conductor and frequent host of our “Musically Speaking” pre-concert talks. He also serves as Music Director of the Chatham Chorale, and Pastor and Director of Music at First Congregational Church of Chatham. Marchio holds degrees from The College of Wooster, Yale University, and Boston Conservatory, where he received his master of music degree in conducting, studying under Dr. William Cutter.

Patricias Tiedemann

Patrice Tiedemann, Guest Vocalist

Miss Tiedemann’s performance highlights include appearing as a soloist with the Boston Pops for their Holiday Concerts, with Boston Lyric Opera as The Water in the East Coast premiere of The Little Prince, Hansel & Gretel with the Rhode Island Philharmonic, with the Pioneer Valley Symphony as Santuzza in Cavalleria Rusticana and Rosalinda in Die Fledermaus with Opera Providence and Cape Cod Opera.

In recent seasons, she has appeared as a soloist for Holiday Pops with the New Bedford Symphony, and the Mother Abbess in The Sound of Music with New Bedford Festival Theatre and Theatre by the Sea, with the Boston Civic Symphony (Verdi Requiem), the University Chorale of Boston College (Dubois’ Seven Last Words of Christ and Beethoven 9th Symphony) and appearances across the US in classical, sacred and theatrical repertoire.

As the Artistic Director of Seaglass Theater Company, she produces creatively staged performances of classic vocal repertoire for the Southern New England area. In 2021, she served as the dramaturg and sang the role of Eliza Brock for the world premiere of Jodi Goble’s Whaling Women.

Holiday on the Cape Symphony Dance Company

Cape Symphony Dance Company

The Cape Symphony Dance Company is led by Michelle Chwastiak, whose highly acclaimed skill and expertise inspire the next generation of movers and all who share in the joy of dance.

Family Table Collaborative Menu Holiday on the Cape:

  • Jeni's Joy Clam Chowder - with Midnight Our Clams (GF)
  • Jeni's Joy Turkey Stew (GF)
  • Bramble Cottage Scone Selection
  • Shrimp Cocktail
  • Charcuterie and Crudite Bento Boxes
  • Decadent Yogurt, Honey and Toasted Walnut Parfaits and Yogurt and Berry Parfaits
  • Assorted Baked Goods
  • Chatham Ice Cream Mini Bars
    • (1) Chatham Light Bar
    • (2) Chatham Oktoberfest Bar (GF)
    • and (3) an amazing brand new bar called “The Godfrey Windmill Bar”: Chewy Oatmeal Cookie, Cinnamon Apple Ice Cream, Chai Cream Cheese topping
  • Coffee, Tea and Hot Chocolate

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