Archive for the ‘Holiday Programs’ Category

Dec. 29 2020

12-29-20 Is it Hanukah, Chanukah or Khanukah Whichever it is the programs are finally posted!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Holiday Programs, Host Blogs, WBJC News | Comments Off on 12-29-20 Is it Hanukah, Chanukah or Khanukah Whichever it is the programs are finally posted!

First let me thank everyone for inspiring me to do this by pledging at WBJC.com.  I wanted to say thank you and this is what came to me at 3 in the morning!  I also want to thank Cantor Gideon Zelermyer of the Shaar Hashomayim in Montreal who helped this project with some great suggestions! […]

Dec. 22 2020

Beethoven 1808 “Monster” Concert

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Holiday Programs, Host Blogs | Comments Off on Beethoven 1808 “Monster” Concert

212 years ago, on December 22, 1808 Ludwig van Beethoven put on a benefit concert for himself. It was his last public performance as a pianist with orchestra. The concert included all new music by Beethoven and lasted 4 hours, from 6:30 PM until 10:30 PM. Join Jonathan Palevsky and me for a musical re-creation […]

Dec. 21 2020

12/24/20 – A FESTIVAL OF NINE LESSONS AND CAROLS – 10AM

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WITH REBROADCAST ON CHRISTMAS DAY AT NOON Kings College (MPR Photo / 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. 04 2018

12/24/18 – Baltimore Choral Arts Christmas – 6 pm

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Christmas with Choral Arts Judith Krummeck, narrator Holiday choral favorites in the historic and inspiring setting of the Baltimore Basilica continue with a bold twist—a Brass Bonanza! Thirteen of Baltimore’s most talented symphonic brass instrumentalists, percussion, and Associate Conductor Leo Wanenchak on organ join Music Director Anthony Blake Clark and the full Chorus to tell the […]

Dec. 04 2018

12/18/18 – Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir – 10 pm

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Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra Publicity photo   The world-renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir continues its tradition of great artistry this holiday season, with touching arrangements of familiar carols, and lesser-known melodies that are fast becoming the new classics. Julie Amacher hosts this annual favorite, with director Mack Wilberg leading the […]

Dec. 04 2018

12/21/18 – Carols and Cheer – 10 pm

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Carols and Cheer Scott Blankenship and T. Mychael Rambo review their favorite carols this holiday season. Audiences will love singing along as they share their top picks for the Christmas season, performed by today’s leading artists and ensembles. Program • Leroy Anderson: Sleigh Ride — Boston Pops Orchestra • Traditional: It Came Upon A Midnight […]

Dec. 04 2018

12/20/18 – Welcome Christmas – 10 pm

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VocalEssence: Welcome Christmas “Welcome Christmas” is a perennial Christmas favorite from VocalEssence, one of the world’s premier choral ensembles. Join host John Birge for an hour of traditional carols and new discoveries, including the world premiere of two carols from the annual Christmas Carol Contest. Playlist • Stephen Paulus: Wishes and Candles • Gustav Holst, […]

Dec. 04 2018

12/22/18 – All is Bright – 8pm

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All is Bright: Contemplative music for Christmas Lynne Warfel hosts an hour of gorgeous, contemplative choral music that tells the traditional Christmas story with songs about angels, the star and the manger scene. Featured artists include Cantus, Chanticleer, Cambridge Singers, Bryn Terfel, Emma Kirkby, Jessye Norman and a variety of choirs. Playlist • Traditional: O […]

Dec. 04 2018

12/19/18 – A Chanticleer Christmas – 10 pm

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Chanticleer Christmas Chanticleer This unique program of holiday music is presented live in concert by male vocal ensemble Chanticleer. Hear why this superb 12-man ensemble is known as “an orchestra of voices,” as they perform holiday classics and new favorites, with choral commentary by host Brian Newhouse.

Dec. 04 2018

12/23/18 – Hollywood Holiday – 7pm

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    Join movie fan and host Lynne Warfel for a Humbug Festival on Hollywood Holiday: The Ebenezer Edition. Lynne features some of the best loved interpretations of the old miser with scores that are pure gold. Included in the show: the 1938 Franz Waxman’s A Christmas Carol with Reginald Owen and June Lockhart in her uncredited […]

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