Boston Pops Provides Soundtrack for the World's Most Beloved Christmas Story on New Release of Jan Brett's The Night Before Christmas
The Boston Pops brings the world's most beloved Christmas story to life this season!
The Night Before Christmas Book/DVD:
The Boston Pops brings the world's most beloved Christmas story to life this season, with a new release of Jan Brett's New York Times #1 bestseller, The Night Before Christmas. The book's release marks the first time the orchestra has released an audio DVD book. The new deluxe book and DVD edition of The Night Before Christmas, illustrated by Ms. Brett, features a Boston Pops recording of A Visit from St. Nicholas ("Twas the Night Before Christmas") with narration of Clement Moore's classic Christmas poem by Grammy award-winner Jim Dale. Ms. Brett's gorgeous artwork will pair with the music and narration (DVD) in a deluxe hardcover edition of her popular The Night Before Christmas picture book. The Boston Pops will perform The Night Before Christmas and other holiday tunes during concerts at Symphony Hall from December 7-24.
With over 37 million books in print, acclaimed children's book artist/author Jan Brett is also a member of the BSO's Board of Trustees and is married to Joseph Hearne, now celebrating his 50th season with the Boston Symphony as a double bassist. Mr. Hearne also serves as Ms. Brett's business manager. Ms. Brett will generously donate all of her proceeds from sales of the new release to the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
The Night Before Christmas App!
For iPhone and iPad
Jan Brett's exquisite interpretation of The Night Before Christmas literally comes to life in this deluxe app that includes beautifully animated versions of her classic art, playful interactive elements on every spread, and an Autoplay version with original music performed by the Boston Pops Orchestra, and text read by Audie and Grammy award-winning narrator of Harry Potter, Jim Dale.
Also included is a lively, revealing conversation with Jan Brett on the origin of her art and her inspiration for illustrating this timeless poem.