Archive for the ‘Holiday Programs’ Category
New Year’s Concert 2013 with Franz Welser-Möst The Vienna Philharmonic has selected the General Music Director of the Vienna State Opera, Franz Welser-Möst, to conduct the New Year’s Concert 2013. As Philharmonic Chairman Clemens Hellsberg emphasized, the invitation was extended not only on the basis of the convincing artistic success of the New Year’s … Read More »
WBJC is happy to present you the 2012 Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols from King’s College Chapel, live on Christmas Eve day at 10am, and rebroadcast on Christmas Day at noon. This program is made possible on WBJC by Winterthur. The Service Booklet .pdf can be downloaded directly from their website. History of the service … Read More »
Join Jonathan Palevsky for a musical celebration of Hanukkah with spirited klezmer works performed by contemporary ensembles. Wikipedia says: “klezmer is ‘a combination of Hebrew words: kli, meaning ‘a useful or prepared instrument, tool, or utensil’ and zemer, meaning ‘to make music’; leading to k’li zemer כְּלִי זֶמֶר, literally ‘vessels of song’ = ‘musical instrument’.” Klezmer music originated in Eastern Europe and is … Read More »
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!
This annual concert presentation of brass and choral music will get you into the holiday spirit. You will journey through music of the 16th and 17th centuries with a couple of stops in the 21st century as well. Composers such as Michael Praetorius, Thomas Ravenscroft, Heinrich Schütz, Giovanni Gabrieli, Claudio Monteverdi and many others will … Read More »
The St. Olaf Christmas Festival is a service in song and word that has become one of the nation’s most cherished holiday celebrations. The festival includes hymns, carols, choral works, and orchestral selections celebrating the Nativity and featuring more than 500 student musicians who are members of five choirs and the St. Olaf Orchestra.
Enjoy classic Christmas arrangements and original music by Leroy Anderson. Hosted by conductor Leonard Slatkin and the composer’s son Kurt Anderson, the program 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. Listeners will also hear Leroy Anderson talking about … Read More »
A Chanticleer Christmas is a celebration of the season as told through the glorious voices of Chanticleer, the 12-voice San Francisco-based men’s choir. The program spans the globe and the centuries, from England in the 1300s to new arrangements of classic and contemporary carols.
VocalEssence rings in the season with an all-new Welcome Christmas! Bring a Torch! This year’s program puts the focus on old French carols, alongside two world premieres in the annual VocalEssence/American Composers Forum Christmas carol contest. The new carols call for the intriguing combination of men’s chorus with English horn. Related posts: 12/20/11 Welcome Christmas … Read More »
The Dale Warland Singers provided magical performances to listeners across the country for over 30 years and were acclaimed as America’s premiere choir. Beloved by listeners nationwide, their signature holiday concert is the annual Echoes of Christmas program. Drawing upon the archive of their live performances, Dale Warland and host Brian Newhouse create … Read More »