Our annual Christmas Eve broadcast of 'A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols' from King's College, Cambridge, England, has come and gone. But there's still time to listen to the BBC's archived presentation of the 2017 service.
Children have delighted in the telling of Clement Moore's classic "A Visit From St. Nicholas" -- with its famous opening line, "'Twas the night before Christmas" -- for nearly 200 years. This holiday season, we've produced a special version of the beloved tale with timeless classical music that's just right for a cozy story time. So gather the little ones around, and share the joys of this seasonal favorite accompanied by the music you love.
Mindy Ratner hosts a new edition 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.
New for 2017, 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.
Now's your chance to relive the St. Olaf Christmas Festival, a concert performance that has become one of the nation's most cherished holiday celebrations. The festival features more than 500 student musicians in five choirs and the St. Olaf Orchestra.