Archive for the ‘Holiday Programs’ Category

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! […]

Nov. 30 2014

12/24/14 – A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols – 10am

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With rebroadcast on Christmas Day at NOON Hosted by 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. on Dec. 24th […]

Nov. 30 2014

12/23/14 – St. Olaf Christmas Festival – 9pm

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The St. Olaf Christmas Festival is one of the oldest musical celebrations of Christmas in the United States. Started in 1912 by F. Melius Christiansen, founder of the St. Olaf College Music Department, the festival features more than 500 student musicians who are members of five choirs and the St. Olaf Orchestra. Participating choral ensembles […]

Nov. 30 2014

12/22/14 – 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. […]

Nov. 30 2014

12/20/14 – 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 20th. Enjoy!

Nov. 30 2014

12/19/14 – A Chanticleer Christmas – 10 pm

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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 contemporary carols. Click here to download the Holiday Concert Program!  Called “the world’s reigning male chorus” by […]

Nov. 30 2014

12/18/14 – 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. God Jul! Leave your lutefisk, julbord, glögg, and Dala horses at home and come celebrate a VocalEssence Scandinavian and Nordic Christmas with carols from Norway, Sweden, Denmark and […]

Nov. 30 2014

12/17/14 – Valparaiso University Christmas Concert – 10 pm

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VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY CHRISTMAS CONCERT Continuing a 90-year tradition, the Valparaiso University Christmas Concert: A Carol Festival features more than 200 student performers in the Chorale, men’s and women’s choirs, Chamber Concert Band and Symphony Orchestra. This year’s program includes selections from Rimsky-Korakov’s “The Snow Maiden” and Buxtehude’s “In Dulci Jubilo;” settings by Cichy, Posten and […]

Nov. 30 2014

12/16/14 – Light & Gold: the Music of Eric Whitacre – 10 pm

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Within two years of their formation, the Eric Whitacre Singers have established themselves as one of the finest ensembles of our day. This professional choir draws in audiences with a wide spectrum of age, interests and backgrounds, performing Monteverdi and Bach to Whitacre, Lauridsen and Britten. They received exceptional and unanimous praise from critics and […]

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