All this season, WQXR presents Yuletide concerts, gift guides for the classical fan, holiday recipes, Chanukah programming and more to bring cheer this holiday season.

Recently in WQXR Holiday Guide 2013

Music from Israel for Chanukah

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

The Young Artists Showcase this week returns to the Keshet Eilon String Mastercourse in Israel, continuing a show Chanukah tradition since 2000.


The Holiday Channel Returns with Carols, Yuletide Favorites

Sunday, December 01, 2013

WQXR is bringing the Christmas spirit with the return of our annual all-classical holiday channel. Starting Saturday, Dec. 1 through January 6, we'll stream continuous seasonal music, 24/7.

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WQXR's 2013 Classical Countdown

Sunday, December 01, 2013

We asked you to cast your vote for up to five of your favorite classical pieces. We're tallying up the votes, began the countdown on Dec. 28 and end as we ring in the New Year.

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The 2013 Operavore Gift Guide

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Are you making a list and checking it twice? If not, it’s time to get snapping. Operavore can help you choose holiday treats – recordings, books and DVD – that will tickle the fancy of even the most persnickety opera fans.

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The Eight Nights of Chanukah

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

In a series of radio vignettes, at 7 pm each night of Chanukah, WQXR’s Naomi Lewin tells the stories and talks about the customs of the holiday.

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Classical Holiday Concerts for Every Taste in 2013

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

From medieval Christmas fare to tuba carolers and countless versions of Handel's Messiah, here are some concerts around New York to help you get in the holiday spirit.

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For New Classical Christmas Albums, Less is More

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

It’s that time of year again, when orchestras across the land are dusting off their holiday pops programs and choruses are warming up for Messiahs and sing-a-along carol extravaganzas.

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A Caroling They Go: Some Radio Stations Can't Wait for Christmas

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

More than 150 FM music stations have ditched regular programing this month in favor of an all-Christmas-music format, according to, a trade publication.

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WQXR's 2013 Holiday Programming

Monday, November 18, 2013

WQXR has got you covered with special programming throughout the 2013 holiday season. Here is a calendar of the Chanukah and Christmas specials planned for December.

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