Tune in for a nightly mix that spans the centuries.
- Nimet Habachy
Jeff Spurgeon hosts the Calmus Ensemble of Leipzig for Christmas carols and seasonal favorites.
A celebration of the season as told through the glorious voices of Chanticleer, the 12-voice San Francisco-based men's choir. The program spans the globe and the centuries, from England in the 1300s to new arrangements of classic and contemporary carols.
Canadian Brass played its only New York concert this season earlier this month in The Greene Space and you can hear the performance today. The program includes carols, Bach and brass arrangements from Vince Guaraldi’s music for "A Charlie Brown Christmas."
Joshua Bell recently performed in the Greene Space at WQXR with Christmas music from his new album Musical Gifts. His special guests included Michael Feinstein, Frankie Moreno and the Young People’s Chorus of New York. Hear the performance tonight!
Music director Julian Wachner conducts Handel’s classic oratorio, which received its New World premiere at Trinity Church in 1770. Our annual broadcast is hosted by David Garland with guest commentator Kent Tritle.
This centennial celebration of Benjamin Britten features the New England Conservatory Chamber Chorus, led by Erica Washburn, the NEC Brass Ensemble and the Back Bay Ringers. The program features Britten's A Hymn to the Virgin, Ceremony of Carols and other holiday works.
Recorded live in The Greene Space, our annual reading of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" stars Broadway and screen veteran Tony Roberts in the role of Ebenezer Scrooge and an all-star cast of New York Public Radio hosts round out the cast. Produced and directed by WQXR’s Elliott Forrest.
Recorded live at Corpus Christi Church in New York, the veteran vocal ensemble Anonymous 4 sings medieval and traditional Christmas songs that praise the Virgin Mary. The repertoire stretches from England, France and Spain to the United States.
This week, the Young Artists Showcase presents A Christmas Night Family Special. While only half of the performers in this program qualify as young artists, all of the stories in this week's episode are for the young at heart.