Archive for the ‘Holiday Programs’ Category

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 […]

Nov. 30 2014

12/15/14 – And Glory Shone Around: An early American Christmas with the Rose Ensemble – 10 pm

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And Glory Shone Around: An Early-American Christmas with the Rose Ensemble The Rose Ensemble, renowned for its expansive repertoire of “music from around the world and across the centuries” presents a unique Christmas special to add warmth and distinction to your holiday lineup. And Glory Shone Around: An Early-American Christmas draws from 19th-century songbooks, featuring […]

Dec. 01 2013

12/24/13 – 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 […]

Dec. 01 2013

12/20/13 – A Chanticleer Christmas – 10pm

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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 […]

Dec. 01 2013

12/19/13 – Welcome Christmas – 10pm

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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. Welcome Christmas Latin-style with the music of legendary jazz musician Dave Brubeck and his charming Christmas cantata La Fiesta de la Posada. Brubeck, who grew up on a cattle […]

Dec. 01 2013

12/18/13 – Valparaiso University Christmas Concert – 10pm

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VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY CHRISTMAS CONCERT The Valparaiso University invites you, once again, to their Christmas Concert, “A Carol Festival”.  This concert features over 200 musicians in spectacular Christmas celebration, and will include the Valparaiso University Chorale, Women’s Choir, Men’s Choir, Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Concert Band. Some of the music to be performed includes portions of […]

Nov. 30 2013

11/30/13 – WBJC KLEZMER SPECIAL – 9PM

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Mark your calendars, the Klezmer Special is early this year! Not since 1888  has Thanksgiving and Hanukkah coincided in what some are calling “Thanksgivukkah” (and won’t again until the year 79043) so listen for a very special Klezmer Special! Join Jonathan Palevsky for a musical celebration of Hanukkah with spirited klezmer works performed by contemporary ensembles. […]

Dec. 30 2012

01/01/13 – New Years Day from Vienna – 11am

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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 […]

Dec. 23 2012

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols – 12/24 @ 10am and 12/25 @ NOON

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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 […]

Dec. 08 2012

12/08/12 – 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. 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 […]

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