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The St. Olaf Christmas Festival has become one of the nation's most cherished holiday celebrations. Listen now to this year's performance, including hymns, carols, choral works and orchestral selections featuring more than 500 student musicians.
'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.
'All Is Bright' offers 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. Lynne Warfel hosts.
The world-renowned Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square 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.
When you think of Renaissance choral composers, names like Josquin des Prez and Thomas Weelkes come to mind. Here are 5 lesser-known -- but equally great -- composers from this golden age of choral music.
When one person joins with others, the power of song is undeniable. Singing can allow people to tap into memories once thought to be lost, reconnect with loved ones and so much more. This is why we sing.
Men's vocal ensemble Cantus join host Alison Young for an hour of music and conversation in celebration of Valentine's Day. Through their music, Cantus give voice to that familiar kind of love we celebrate on this day while also broadening that definition through their songs and personal reflections.
You were born to sing! You just need to know where you fit in, right? Find out which choir personality best describes you with our fun quiz. And don't forget to enter our giveaway for a prize pack of choral CDs after taking it!