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Holiday Specials 2016

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Holiday Specials

New Year’s Day From Vienna

January 1, 2017

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.

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Carols And Cheer

December 25, 2016

Scott Blankenship and Matt Culloton team up again in 2016 to review their favorite carols for the holiday season.

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St. Olaf Christmas Festival

December 23, 2016

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.

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Jazz Piano Christmas XXXII

December 21, 2016

Join the Kennedy Center and NPR Music for a special family affair at this year's holiday concert that features Chicagoans Willie Pickens and daughter Bethany Pickens, plus husband and wife Bill Charlap and Renee Rosnes. Hosted by Felix Contreras.

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Light & Gold: Music of Eric Whitacre

December 21, 2016

Eric Whitacre is the most popular choral composer today, and his works are beloved by choirs throughout the world. In this one-hour programs, he introduces the music and describes the often-colorful backstory of how each piece came to be.