A perennial favorite, Hanukkah Lights features Hanukkah stories and memoirs written by acclaimed authors expressly for the show as read by Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz.
A service in song and word that has become one of the nation’s most cherished holiday celebrations. The festival includes hymns, carols, choral works, and orchestral selections celebrating the Nativity and featuring more than 500 student musicians who are members of five choirs and the St. Olaf Orchestra.Sponsored by:
Frank Dominguez shares traditional Spanish language villancicos of the season and sacred works by composers such as Joaquín Rodrigo, as well as traditional international carols and Christmas songs performed by Hispanic artists such as tenor Plácido Domingo and pianist Gabriela Montero. (An original WDAV production)
Rachel Stewart samples Bach’s Christmas Oratorios and other Baroque holiday favorites, as well as traditional music of the season from the Renaissance to the early 18th century.
The San Francisco-based men’s chorus is one of the world’s best male ensembles. Known as an “orchestra of voices,” they’re recognized worldwide for their brilliant technique and musicality, and they’re especially beloved during the holidays.
Fred Child shares highlights from great seasonal concerts across the country and around the world.
The gentle sound of the Night Music is the ideal way to usher in the holiday. Frank Dominguez hosts.
A perennial favorite featuring the Minneapolis-based ensemble, VocalEsssence. Recognized internationally as one of America's premier choral arts organizations, VocalEssence is led by the visionary conductor Philip Brunelle.