Christian Religion

Airs Thursday, April 17 at 1 p.m. An hour-long program of early music, celebrating the Christian holidays around Easter. Choral music from the times and lands of the Pre-Baroque era is all about endless layers upon layers of the richest of human and vocal harmonies. From the Renaissance through the baroque, music for Holy Week and Easter Sunday will be explored, in addition to a new release by Rinaldo Alessandrini's Concerto Italiano.  Hosted by Angela Mariani.

Airs Sunday, April 20 at 10 a.m. The English chorale tradition comes alive during this Easter special featuring the Cathedral Choir of Christ's Church Oxford with a rich selection of chorale works from across the centuries.