Archive for the ‘Holiday Programs’ Category

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! […]

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. […]

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