Washington National Cathedral http://redriverradio.org en Messiah from Washington National Cathedral http://redriverradio.org/post/messiah-washington-national-cathedral <p><strong>Airs Wednesday, December 25 at 2 p.m.&nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Each year the Cathedral’s annual Messiah performances during the first weekend of December attract an audience of some 6000 from the greater Washington area. With a team of the finest international soloists, coming from the US and abroad, these performances offer exceptional value for a very high-quality, popular Christmas feast.</span></p> Wed, 25 Dec 2013 20:00:00 +0000 37978 at http://redriverradio.org Messiah from Washington National Cathedral The Story of Christmas: A Pageant from Washington National Cathedral http://redriverradio.org/post/story-christmas-pageant-washington-national-cathedral <p><strong>Airs Thursday, December 20 at 2:00 p.m. </strong>This year's annual special Christmas broadcast from the Washington National Cathedral with the Cathedral Girls' Choir brings a unique performance of Benjamin Britten's much-loved Ceremony of Carols, marking 70 years from its first performance in England in 1942. Often performed by boys and harp, its first performance was in London with women's voices and the celebrated Welsh harpist Osian Ellis. The girls are joined by young actors from Princeton Day School in Princeton, NJ, who present the biblical narrative in their own words and commentary. Thu, 20 Dec 2012 20:00:00 +0000 21131 at http://redriverradio.org The Story of Christmas: A Pageant from Washington National Cathedral