Airs Tuesday, December 24 at 11 a.m. This time of year there's holiday music everywhere and while we love traditional songs, we thought it would be fun to hear something different, so we bring to you a concert with the legendary Latin alternative bands Bajofondo, Molotov, and Cafe Tacvba. It's our holiday gift to you, a special one of a kind holiday party, perfect for this festive time of year.
Airs Tuesday, December 24 at 7 p.m. Classical New England's James David Jacobs goes behind the scenes for Boston Ballet's The Nutcracker, uncovering the secrets of Tchaikovsky's masterpiece with conductor Jonathan McPhee, cast members, and the audience at the Boston Opera House. The story – and the music – unfolds as never before in this gripping narrative.
Airs Monday, December 23 at 9 p.m. One of the great holiday traditions in America, the choirs of Morehouse and Spelman Colleges -- two of the most prestigious historically black institutions in the nation -- get together to present a spine-tingling concert program. This year's program features the best works of the last several years. It's a joyous celebration of the schools' tradition of singing excellence, with their trademark mixture of spirituals and carols. Korva Coleman hosts.
Airs Monday, December 23 at 8 p.m. Master comedian Jonathan Winters presents a distinctive reading of Dickens' holiday classic, with a special performing edition prepared by Dickens for his own presentations.