Hosted by Michael Barone, A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols is a live stereo music and spoken-word broadcast from the chapel of King's College in Cambridge, England.
The 30-voice King's College Choir performs the legendary Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols service of Biblical readings and music at 9 a.m. Central / 10 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on December 24, 2015. There will be an encore broadcast at 5 p.m. Central / 6 p.m. Eastern.
You will be able to listen at this link:
You can download the full details of the festival liturgy and follow along with this PDF of the Service Program Booklet.
And this year is an extra special one for A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols: 2015 marks the 500th anniversary of the completion of the King's College Chapel.
This year's national broadcast of A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols is made possible by generous support from the Hognander Family Foundation.
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