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Dec. 08 2016

12/24/16 – Christmas with the Baltimore Choral Arts Concert – 6pm

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plus a special encore presentation Sunday 12/25 @ 2pm Get into the Christmas spirit with WBJC’s special broadcast of this year’s Christmas with Baltimore Choral Arts Concert. Tom Hall and Choral Arts ring in the Holidays from the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen for this popular and often sold out concert. The Full Chorus and […]

Dec. 08 2016

12/25/16 – Hollywood Holiday – 7pm

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Lynne Warfel, host of Saturday Cinema, takes you on a one hour musical retrospective of some of Hollywood’s most cherished Christmas themed movies. program Hague: “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch” – Michael Chertock, piano; Telarc 80485 “Christmas at the Movies” Williams: “Star of Bethlehem” from Home Alone – Williams/Boston Pops/Tanglewood Chorus; Sony 48232 “Joy […]

Dec. 08 2016

12/22/16 – Leroy Anderson Christmas – 10pm

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This one hour program contains 80% music of classic Christmas arrangements and original music by Leroy Anderson.  It is hosted by conductor Leonard Slatkin and the composer’s son Kurt Anderson, and features recorded performances of Leroy Anderson’s Christmas Music with Leonard Slatkin conducting the BBC Concert Orchestra, and Leroy Anderson conducting his “Pops” Concert Orchestra.  […]

Dec. 08 2016

12/21/16 – A Chanticleer Christmas – 10pm

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Christmas is our favorite time of year, when we accompany your holiday season with joy and tranquility in music old, new, and familiar. Nanino, Byrd, Praetorious, Gabrieli, Villette and Poulenc are among the composers who wrote of what happened at the manger; Joseph Jennings, Robert Shaw, Alice Parker and Robert de Cormier are among those […]

Dec. 08 2016

12/21/16 – Rose Ensemble: Christmas in Baroque Malta – 9pm

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THE ROSE ENSEMBLE live in concert The Rose Ensemble’s celestial voices team up with a Baroque band to present this unique seasonal program of glorious 17th-century music from Italy, preserved in the Cathedral archives on the Island of Malta, and now being heard for the first time in hundreds of years. Imagine the splendor of […]

Dec. 08 2016

12/20/16 – Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir – 10pm

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The sounds of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir floated into many homes during the holidays in the ’60s & ’70s on Goodyear and Firestone albums, bringing lush renditions of favorite Christmas carols. Those warm memories and feelings come right back again in this holiday special. The choir continues its tradition of great artistry with touching arrangements […]

Dec. 08 2016

12/19/16 – Carols and Cheer – 10pm

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Scott Blankenship and Matt Culloton team up to review their favorite carols for the holiday season. Utterly “sing-a-long-able”, their top picks will include the best of the Christmas season as performed by the leading artists and ensembles of today.

Dec. 08 2016

01/01/17 – New Year’s Day from Vienna – 11am

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New Year’s Concert 2017 with Gustavo Dudamel The 2017 New Year’s Concert takes place on January 1, 2017, under the baton of Gustavo Dudamel in the Vienna Musikverein. Gustavo Dudamel, who was born in Barquisimeto, Venezuela in 1981, becomes the youngest conductor in the 75 year history of the New Year’s Concert. In 2007, Gustavo […]

Dec. 08 2016

12/23/16 – St. Olaf Christmas Festival – 11pm

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The St. Olaf Christmas Festival is a concert performance that has become one of the nation’s most cherished holiday celebrations. Tickets to the event — which takes place at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn. — are always gone months in advance. Started in 1912 by F. Melius Christiansen, founder of the St. Olaf College […]

Dec. 08 2016

12/24/16 – A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols – 10am

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WITH REBROADCAST ON CHRISTMAS DAY AT NOON Kings College (MPR Photo / Michael Barone) This is a live stereo music and spoken-word broadcast from the chapel of King’s College in Cambridge, England. The 30-voice King’s College Choir performs the legendary Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols service of Biblical readings and music at 10 a.m. […]

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