We're celebrating 100 years of 'A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols' by giving away 2-CD sets to a few lucky listeners. The official anniversary recordings of the Christmas Eve broadcast include new performances from the Choir of King's College, as well as carols from the BBC archive not heard since the original broadcasts. Enter by Dec. 14!
This week on New Classical Tracks, Jeannette Sorrell and Apollo's Fire celebrate 'Christmas on Sugarloaf Mountain' with traditional Celtic folk carols and later adaptions from the heart of Appalachia. Enter the giveaway for a chance to win their new release!
Go on a magical adventure with a girl named Clara as she is whisked away by a nutcracker prince to the Kingdom of Sweets. Give the gift of classical music by sharing this classic tale -- and Tchaikovsky's unforgettable melodies -- with your little ones this holiday season.
The St. Olaf Christmas Festival has become one of the nation's most cherished holiday celebrations. The concert performance includes hymns, carols, choral works and orchestral selections featuring more than 500 student musicians. Watch the live stream here, or listen on Classical MPR.
Mindy Ratner is host of this holiday favorite in celebration of Hanukkah. This year's program brings back Theodore Bikel's beautiful reading of Howard Schwartz's "The Lost Menorah," and there's plenty of charming music to highlight the history and traditions associated with the Jewish Festival of Lights.
'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.