At the Kimmel Center, the spirit of the holidays is in the air as the Philadelphia Orchestra, led by conductor Bramwell Tovey, performs “The Glorious Sound of Christmas.”

It has repeat performances tonight and tomorrow night.

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KYW’s Steve Tawa spoke with the maestro in his dressing room, after rehearsal, where he played a portion of his own composition for Philadelphia, “The Rittenhouse Carol.”

Hear the extended interview, with “The Rittenhouse Carol,” in this CBS Philly podcast (runs 3:37)…

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