Celebrate 100 years of 'A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols'
We're celebrating 100 years of A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols. This holiday season marks the centennial of the beloved Christmas Eve broadcast that originates every year from the Choir of King's College in Cambridge, England. Don't forget to listen Dec. 24, at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. (central), as we present it live.
Prepare for this year's broadcast by downloading the official Order of Service program for A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols beforehand.
• Help the King's College Chapel and Choir Support the 500-year-old chapel and its great musical tradition by donating online.
Our prebroadcast giveaway of 100 Years of Nine Lessons & Carols a 2-CD set that includes new performances from the Choir of King's College, as well as carols from the BBC archive not heard since the original broadcasts has closed. Be sure to listen to the broadcast on Dec. 24, when a new giveaway will open.