Video: Joshua Bell and Friends in The Greene Space

An Evening of Holiday Favorites

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

On Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, the violinist Joshua Bell played an evening of holiday music in The Greene Space with special guests Michael Feinstein, Frankie Moreno and the Young People's Chorus of New York. The event was video webcast on

→ Watch the Archived Video Webcast

Tune in for an hour-long radio special derived from the event.

Program details:

Let It Snow (arr. by Rob Moose)
— Joshua Bell, violin; Julian Lage, guitar; Gabe Schnider, guitar; Kate Davis, bass; Will Holshouser, accordion.

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (arr. by Rob Moose)
— Joshua Bell, violin; Kate Davis, vocals; Julian Lage, guitar; Gabe Schnider, guitar.

Baal Shem: (Rejoicing) Simchat Torah (arr. by Kenji Bunch, Joshua Bell)
— Joshua Bell, violin; Steven Isserlis, cello; Sam Haywood, piano.

I’ll Be Home For Christmas (arr. by Frankie Moreno, Joshua Bell, Rob Moose)
— Joshua Bell, violin; Frankie Moreno, piano and vocals.

O Holy Night (arr. JAC Redford)
— Joshua Bell, violin; Larisa Martinez, vocal; Grace Paradise, harp.

Hanukah in Santa Monica
— Michael Feinstein, piano and vocals.

Christmas Confusion
— Joshua Bell, violin; Aleksy Iguesman, violin; Hyung-ki Joo, piano.

Greensleeves (arr. by Chick Corea)
— Joshua Bell, violin; Tedd Firth, piano.

The Secret of Christmas (arr. by Tedd Firth)
— Joshua Bell, violin; Michael Feinstein, vocals; Tedd Firth, piano; Grace Paradise, harp; Kate Davis, bass.

Deck the Halls (arr. by Francisco Nunez)
— Young People’s Chorus of New York; Francisco Nunez, conductor.

Silent Night (arr. by Francisco Nunez and Rob Moose)
— Joshua Bell, violin; Young People’s Chorus of New York; Francisco Nunez, conductor.

Nutcracker Medley (arr. by Walter Chase and Kenji Bunch)
— Joshua Bell, violin; Straight No Chaser, vocals.

WQXR's Elliott Forrest hosted the event, which comes on the heels of Bell's holiday album, "Musical Gifts: Joshua Bell and Friends."


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Comments [9]

Judith Spiegelman from Chelsea, NYC

The Joshua Bell program aired on December 24, (2013) was SO memorable. Hope you keep it in your archives so I can hear it again and again and tell friends & family how to find it. Do you have an audio of the entire program-- including the interview segments with Bell? I'd love to hear the hour-long (or more) program in its entirety. Many thanks ur reply! Happy New Year!!NYC

PLEASE if you post my comments,use my FIRST NAME ONLY, as I see you do with other entries.

Dec. 27 2013 03:37 PM

Mr. Bell is a pleasure to hear (and see) at any time.

Dec. 12 2013 04:00 AM
Bernie from UWS

You didn't ask him about judging the Miss America contest? I'd have been curious to hear his reaction to the fallout about the racist Twitter commentary directed at the winner.

Dec. 11 2013 04:04 PM

You can also watch it any time using the player above.

Dec. 11 2013 04:02 PM
Dec. 11 2013 01:11 PM
agnaldo from brazil

wonderful i love wqxr
i wish i had that in brazil
great job and happy holidays
could play mozart haffner symphonie

Dec. 11 2013 11:09 AM
Carol from City Island

The ticket to see Joshua Bell at the Greene Space was a Christmas gift to me from my daughter. What a gift! Joshua Bell, in addition to being a great violinist and performer is so friendly and approachable. We were happy to be able to talk to him and my comment to him was/is "your music and you are ageless". Thank you Joshua Bell.

And happy birthday.................

Dec. 11 2013 01:03 AM
Mikehaight from New york

Will I be able to watch this at another time? I won't be free until later tonight and am dying I see it!

Dec. 10 2013 03:45 PM
Carolann from Denville,NJ

I just wanted to wish Joshua Bell a very happy birthday from another Dec. 9th baby! Many happy returns of the day!

Dec. 09 2013 11:32 AM

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