Archive for the ‘Holiday Programs’ Category

Dec. 12 2015

01/01/16 – New Year’s Day from Vienna – 11am

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New Year’s Concert The Vienna Philharmonic New Year’s Concert takes place under the baton of Mariss Jansons on January 1, 2016, in the Golden Hall of the Musikverein in Vienna. Mariss Jansons, whose musical collaboration with the Vienna Philharmonic goes back to 1992, conducts the New Year’s Concert for the third time, after 2006 and […]

Dec. 12 2015

12/23/15 – Welcome Christmas! – 10 pm

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A perennial broadcast favorite featuring the Minneapolis-based ensemble, VocalEssence. Recognized internationally as one of America’s premier choral arts organizations, VocalEssence is led by the visionary Philip Brunelle. This year, we’ll hear the world premiere of a new work by Alan Bullard. Playlist A Light in the Stable — Alan Bullard I know of a lovely […]

Dec. 12 2015

12/22/15 – Light and Gold: The Music of Eric Whitacre – 10 pm

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Eric Whitacre is the most popular choral composer today, and his works are beloved by choirs throughout the world. In this one-hour programs, he introduces the music with co-host Brian Newhouse and describes the often-colorful backstory of how each piece came to be. Playlist Whitacre: Little Tree – Brigham Young University Singers, Ronald Staheli, cond. […]

Dec. 12 2015

12/24/15 – 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, MN – are always gone months in advance. Started in 1912 by F. Melius Christiansen, founder of the St. Olaf College […]

Dec. 12 2015

12/18/15 – Caroling with The Singers – 11pm

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This magical season rings with music and song like none other. Over the past month, public radio listeners from around the country have gone to YourClassical.org to vote for their favorite Christmas carols. The results are in, and with them, we’d like to invite you to a nationwide caroling sing-along — whether you’re solo, or […]

Dec. 05 2015

12/24/15 – A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols – 10am

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With rebroadcast on Christmas Day at NOON 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. on Dec. 24th and an encore broadcast […]

Dec. 05 2015

12/12/15 – WBJC Klezmer Special! – 9PM

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Join Jonathan Palevsky for a musical celebration of Hanukkah with spirited klezmer works performed by contemporary ensembles.   This gem from YouTube may hold you over until the 12th. Enjoy!

Dec. 21 2014

01/01/15 – New Year’s Day From Vienna – 11AM

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New Year’s Concert 2015 CONDUCTOR: Zubin Mehta COMPOSITIONS BY: Franz von Suppé, Johann Strauss, Jr., Josef Strauss, Eduard Strauss, Hans Christian Lumbye, Johann Strauss, sen. The Vienna Philharmonic New Year’s Concert takes place under the baton of Zubin Mehta on January 1, 2015, in the Golden Hall of the Musikverein in Vienna. The Philharmonic’s Honorary […]

Nov. 30 2014

12/25/14 – Music of the Baroque: Brass and Choral Holiday Concert – 11pm

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Music of the Baroque Brass and Choral Holiday Concert Christmas has many meanings and holds a lot of sentiment, individual to each listener. Conductor Paul Agnew tried to cut through all of that by making this program something everyone can relate to: a mother, and the birth of her new child. Through the pieces he has […]

Nov. 30 2014

12/25/14 – Christmas with Baltimore Choral Arts – 2pm

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  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 Orchestra will perform classical holiday favorites and more! […]

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