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Holiday Specials 2017

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Connections

The Christmas Connection 2

Non-vocal works by Bach, Telemann, Beethoven, Berlioz, Rimsky-Korsakov, Martinu, Hovhaness, and more.

December 15, 2017 6:00 PM on the Music Station

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Holiday Specials

Candles Burning Brightly

A one-hour celebration of Chanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights with an exploration of Chanukah foods and traditional activities and plenty of music. Hosted by Mindy Ratner.

December 18, 2017 6:00 PM on the Music Station

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Holiday Specials

Advent Voices

Throughout the centuries Advent has been observed musically in sacred and secular ways. Join Lynne Warfel for an hour of the most beautiful vocal music inspired by and written for Advent.

December 20, 2017 6:00 PM on the Music Station

Holiday Specials

A Chanticleer Christmas

This unique, one-hour program of holiday music is presented live in concert by Chanticleer. Hear why this superb 12-man ensemble is known as "an orchestra of voices," as they perform holiday classics and new favorites.

December 22, 2017 6:00 PM on the Music Station

Holiday Specials

Welcome Christmas

A perennial broadcast favorite featuring the Minneapolis-based ensemble, VocalEssence.

December 22, 2017 9:00 PM on the Music Station

Kat Villacorta Photography

Holiday Specials

A Jazz Piano Christmas 2017

Join the Kennedy Center and NPR Music for a special Mardi Gras themed holiday concert hosted by Felix Contreras, highlighting the favorite seasonal music of four acclaimed performers.

December 24, 2017 11:00 AM on the Music Station

Holiday Specials

St. Olaf Christmas Festival

A service in song and word that has become one of the nation’s most cherished holiday celebrations. The festival includes hymns, carols, choral works, as well as orchestral selections celebrating the Nativity.

December 24, 2017 6:00 PM on the Music Station

Kat Villacorta Photography

Holiday Specials

Jazz Piano Christmas 2017

Join the Kennedy Center and NPR Music for a special Mardi Gras themed holiday concert hosted by Felix Contreras, highlighting the favorite seasonal music of four acclaimed performers.

December 25, 2017 7:00 AM on the Music Station

Holiday Specials

Welcome Christmas

A perennial broadcast favorite featuring the Minneapolis-based ensemble, VocalEssence.

December 25, 2017 11:00 AM on the Music Station

Holiday Specials

A Chanticleer Christmas

This unique, one-hour program of holiday music is presented live in concert by Chanticleer. Hear why this superb 12-man ensemble is known as "an orchestra of voices," as they perform holiday classics and new favorites.

December 25, 2017 3:00 PM on the Music Station

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Holiday Specials

Carols and Cheer

Host Scott Blankenship joins forces with Matthew Culloton, artistic director of The Singers, to review their favorite carols this holiday season.

December 25, 2017 4:00 PM on the Music Station

Courtesy Handel and Haydn Society

Holiday Specials

Handel & Haydn Society Christmas

Celebrate the season with this hour-long special featuring Christmas choral music from America’s oldest continuously performing ensemble, Boston’s Handel & Haydn Society, founded in 1815.

December 31, 2017 6:00 PM on the Music Station

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Holiday Specials

Toast of the Nation

A tradition that dates back to the 1970s, NPR Music presents an all-night broadcast of live jazz performances every New Year's Eve.

January 1, 2018 8:00 AM on the Music Station

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Holiday Specials

New Year's Day From Vienna

The Vienna Philharmonic presents its ever popular annual New Year's Day concert from the Golden Hall of the Musikverein in Vienna. You'll hear your favorite waltzes, polkas and more — a festive way to start off the New Year.