Holiday Programs

Dec 24, 2013

Make VPR and VPR Classical part of your holiday celebrations and enjoy the many traditional and new programs!

Thursday, December 19th
8 p.m. on VPR Classical: Hear A Chanticleer Christmas, the 12-voice men's choir from San Francisco.
9 p.m. on VPR Classical: Enjoy A Choral Christmas with Stile Antico, the award-winning choir from London.

Friday, December 20th
8 p.m. on VPR Classical: The Chicago Baroque Ensemble presents brass and choral music from the 16th and 17th centuries with Music of the Baroque Christmas Special.

Saturday, December 21st
8 p.m on VPR News: Host Joel Najman spins an hour of popular holiday songs on My Place.
9 p.m. on VPR News: The Paul Winter Solstice concert from New York City's Saint John The Divine.

Sunday, December 22nd
1 p.m. on VPR Classical: "Holiday Pops" with Keith Lockhart, the Boston Pops, and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, from Symphony Hall in Boston.
7 p.m. on VPR News: Host Robert Resnik revels in the return of the light on All The Traditions with his annual Light Show.

Monday, December 23rd
9 a.m. on VPR Classical: Handel's Messiah, performance tba (check out Messiah Watch, too).
8 p.m. on VPR Classical
: Hear hymns and carols from the St. Olaf Christmas Festival.

Tuesday, December 24th
7:49 a.m. on VPR News: Willem Lange tells the story of Favor Johnson.
10 a.m. on VPR Classical: Live from King's College in Cambridge, England, hear A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols.
Noon on VPR News: Willem Lange recites Dickens' A Christmas Carol
7 p.m on VPR News: Hear Song Travels with guest Wynton Marsalis.
8 p.m. on VPR Classical: From Boston's Symphony Hall, hear Handel's Messiah from Boston.

Wednesday, December 25th
Noon on VPR News: Song Travels with host Michael Feinstein features guest Jose Feliciano 
7 p.m. on VPR News: Song Travels features music and conversation with Catherine Russell.
8 p.m. on VPR Classical: Hear music from early Peru, Bolivia and Mexico with Vamos a Belen! Christmas with the Rose Ensemble.
9 p.m. on VPR Classical: Welcome Christmas! With VocalEssence features an hour of joyful holiday music from this Minneapolis-based chorus.

Monday, December 30th
Noon on VPR News: State of Mind, a VPR Documentary on Vermont's Mental Health Care System hosted by Jane Lindholm.
7 p.m. on VPR News: Song Travels with former Fifth Dimension band mates Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr.

Tuesday, December 31st
Noon on VPR News: State of The Re:Union Dropouts to Graduates
7
p.m. on VPR News: The Capitol Steps.
9 p.m. on VPR News: Let the sounds of live jazz and blues from every time zone be your background sound as you bid farewell to the old year and welcome in the new. Hear Toast Of The Nation all night long until 5 in the morning on New Year's Day.

Wednesday, January 1st
11 a.m. on VPR Classical: Ring in the new year with The Vienna Philharmonic presenting its annual salute to the waltz.
Noon on VPR News: Storytellers on a Mission with Tom Bodett, recorded live in Brattleboro last month.
7 p.m. on VPR News: Hear a rebroadcast of the Vermont Edition special, State of Mind, a VPR Documentary on Vermont's Mental Health Care System.