Classical IPR’s winter holiday special programming begins Monday, Dec. 5.
Enjoy annual favorites including live broadcasts of a Festival of 9 Lessons and Carols, Sounds of the Season from Interlochen Arts Academy and the Vienna Philharmonic’s New Year’s Day concert.
This year’s schedule includes an eclectic mix of everything from film music to the Baroque to Appalachian music to choral and brass music, plus specials featuring the Christmas Revels, Itzhak Perlman and the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square (formerly the Mormon Tabernacle Choir).
May your days be merry and bright this holiday season!
The complete schedule of specials is below.
All programs and broadcast times are subject to change.
Monday Dec. 5
5 p.m. Winter Holidays around the World with Bill McGlaughlin
Monday, Dec. 12
5 p.m. The Score: Winter Wonderland
Tuesday, Dec. 13
5 p.m. Messiah 1742: The Sound of the Dublin Premiere
Wednesday, Dec. 14
5 p.m. Mark O’Connor presents An Appalachian Christmas
Thursday, Dec. 15
5 p.m. Gameplay: Winter Music
Friday, Dec. 16
12 p.m. A Chanticleer Christmas
Saturday, Dec. 17
4 p.m. O Magnum Mysterium: The Brass & Choral Holiday Concert
6 p.m. The Christmas Story with Carols Old and New
7:30 p.m. LIVE BROADCAST: Sounds of the Season from Interlochen Center for the Arts
Monday, Dec. 19
12 p.m. A Rochester Festival of Lessons and Carols with Peter Dubois
5 p.m. Itzhak Perlman’s Hanukkah Radio party
Tuesday, Dec. 20
12 p.m. The Ballad of the Brown King and Other Music for Christmas by Black Composers
5 p.m. The Film Score: Music for the Winter Holidays
Wednesday, Dec. 21
12 p.m. A Mexican Christmas with the Newberry Consort & EnsAmble Ad-Hoc
5 p.m. A Leroy Anderson Christmas
Thursday, Dec. 22: solstice
12 p.m. A Baroque Noel with Pegasus Early Music
4 p.m. The Christmas Revels: In Celebration of the Winter Solstice
Friday, Dec. 23
12 p.m. Harmonia: A Christmas Oratorio Quilt
4 p.m. Michael Feinstein’s Holiday Standard Time
Saturday, Dec. 24: Christmas Eve
7 a.m. Bach’s Messiah
9 a.m. Canadian Brass: Christmas Time is Here
10 a.m. LIVE BROADCAST: A Festival of 9 Lessons and Carols