Welcome Christmas! with VocalEssence

Airs Tuesday, December 20, at 2 p.m. A perennial Christmas favorite from VocalEssence, one of the world's premier choral groups. Join host John Birge for an hour of traditional carols and new discoveries.

Program:

Daniel Kantor:  Night of Silence
Trad arr. Ola Gjeilo: The Holly and the Ivy
Mykola Leontovich: Carol of the Bells
Conrad Susa: Fum, Fum, Fum
James Pierpont: Jingle Bells arr. Moore
John Rutter: What Sweeter Music
David Biedenbender: This Night (World Premiere)
Dominick Argento: The Masque of Angels: Sanctus
Gian Carlo Menotti: Shepherd’s Dance
John Gardner: Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
Franz Biebl: Ave Maria
Sheena Phillips: The Christmas Bird (World Premiere)
Mark Sirett: Thou Shalt Know Him
Adolphe Adam: O Holy Night
Trad arr. Wilberg: I Saw Three Ships