December 2012
Kansas City Symphony to premiere Tiomkin Christmas song

Kansas City Symphony, photo courtesy of Chris Lee,

The Kansas City Symphony Orchestra premiere of Dimitri Tiomkin’s holiday song, “Give Me Your Love for Christmas” featuring vocalist Whitney Claire Kaufman takes place on Thursday, December 13, 2012. The arrangement is by Patrick Russ. There will be a total of six performances through Sunday, December 16.

Upcoming concerts: Kansas City Symphony Orchestra, December 13 to 16, 2012

Composed in the fall of 1961, the lyrical secular love song contains the catchy line “Let’s make December a month to remember.” To read the full story of the song’s creation, follow the link, below.

Read more: Holiday Music by Dimitri Tiomkin

Free sheet music download (December only): Give Me Your Love for Christmas

Check out Kaufman’s vocal interpretation of “Wild Is the Wind” and other Tiomkin songs on the LSO Live recording of “The Greatest Film Scores of Dimitri Tiomkin.” The recording garnered Grammy nominations for James Mallinson for Classical Producer of the Year and Nan Schwartz for her arrangement of “Wild Is the Wind.”

Read more: Dimitri Tiomkin recording honored with Grammy nominations, December 2012

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