Sounds Of The Season: 2014 Holiday Specials

Special holiday shows from Capital Public Radio for the 2014 season.

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2014 Holiday Specials on Capital Public Radio


Tuesday Nov. 25

Noon: America’s Test Kitchen Thanksgiving show [CapRadio News]


Thursday Nov. 27

9 am: Kitchen Sisters: Hidden Kitchens World


Saturday Dec. 6

10 am: Met Opera—IL Barbiere Di Siviglia (Rossini)

4pm: The Nocturne Connection with Stephen Peithman (CapRadio Music Original)

8pm: At the Opera with Sean Bianco: TBD


Saturday Dec. 13

9am: Met Opera—Die Meistersinger von Neurnburg

4 pm: The Hebraic Connection with Stephen Peithman (CapRadio Music Original)

8pm: At the Opera with Sean Bianco: TBD


Sunday Dec. 14

8am: Sunday Baroque—Festive Music for the Season


Monday Dec. 15

6pm: Candles Burning Brightly (APM)


Tuesday Dec. 16

6pm: Advent Voices (APM)


Wednesday Dec. 17

6pm: Chanukah in Story and Song with Leonard Nemoy (PRI)


Friday Dec. 19

6pm: Light and Gold: the Music of Eric Whitacre (APM)

7pm: Jazz for the Season with Victor Forman


Saturday Dec. 20

10am-1:40pm: Met Opera The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart)

4pm:  Nutcracker Connection with Stephen Peithman 

5pm: Thistle and Shamrock’s Celtic Christmas Program

6pm:  APHC Christmas Show

8pm:  At the Opera - La Boheme, Amahl & Night Visitors, Potpourri

1pm:  Blues Party Christmas with Mick Martin [CapRadio News]

7pm:  Blue Dog Jam Holiday Show with Nick Brunner [CapRadio News]

9pm:  All Songs Considered for the Holidays (NPR) [CapRadio News]

10pm:  Acid Jazz Holiday Dance Party [CapRadio News]

Sunday Dec. 21

6 am: Christmas Favorites with Luke Reinhart

8 am: Sun. Baroque, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio (selections)

6 pm: Riverwalk Holiday special

7pm: Jazz for the Season with Victor Forman


Monday Dec. 22

7pm: Jazz Piano Christmas XXX (NPR)


Tuesday Dec. 23

6 am: Holiday Music with Kent Teeters

9am: A Baroque Christmas in the New World (PRX)

10am: Holiday Music with Donna Apidone

2pm:   Holiday Music with Cale Wiggins

4:00:  Handel & Haydn Society Christmas Special (CapRadio Music Original)

5pm:  Christmas Favorites with Cale Wiggins (CapRadio Music Original)

7pm:  Jazz Guitar Christmas with Matt Pacini (CapRadio Music Original)


Wednesday Dec. 24 - Christmas Eve

6am: Holiday Music with Classical 24

7am: A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols (APM)

9am: An Early-American Christmas with the Rose Ensemble (PRX)

9am: Tinsel Tales 3 NPR [CapRadio News]

10am: Light and Gold: the Music of Eric Whitacre (APM)

11am: Concierto Christmas Special with Frank Dominguez (PRI)

1pm: Messiah from the Washington National Cathedral (PRI)

2pm: Christmas w/Morehouse & Spelman Glee Clubs (NPR)

3pm: St. Olaf Christmas Festival (APM)

5pm: Christmas Connection with Stephen Peithman (CapRadio)

6pm: A Chanticleer Christmas (APM)

7pm: Jazz for a Christmas Eve with Victor Forman

8pm: Tinsel Tales 3 NPR [CapRadio News]

Thursday Dec. 25 - Christmas Day

6 am: Holiday Music with Classical 24

7am: Welcome Christmas with Vocal Essence (APM)

8am: Christmas Favorites with Kent Teeters (CPR)

9am: A Christmas Carol with Jonathan Winters NPR [CapRadio News]

10am: Holiday Music with Classical 24

2pm: Holiday Music with Classical 24

7pm: Excellence in Jazz          


Saturday Dec. 27

10am-12:45pm: Met Opera—La Traviata (Verdi)

4pm: Winter Connection with Stephen Peithman

6pm: APHC New Year’s Show

7pm: Blue Dog Jam New Year with Nick Brunner [CapRadio News]

8pm: At the Opera with Sean Bianco: Die Fledermaus, Potpourri


Sunday Dec. 28

6am: Music for a New Year with Luke Reinhart

8am: Sunday Baroque’s Best of 2013

4pm: Handel’s Messiah w/NY Philharmonic


Wednesday Dec. 31

6pm-1am: Toast of the Nation (NPR)


Thursday Jan. 1

8am:  New Year’s Day From Vienna 2015 (NPR)

Noon: Boston Baroque Gala First Day Concert (live PRI)