Christmas

Airs Sunday, December 22 at 10 a.m. Harmonia celebrates the holidays with seasonal settings and angelic appearances.  We'll hear renaissance composers' settings of chants for Christmas and behold earthly visitations by angels bringing glad tidings.  We'll conclude with a retelling of The Christmas Story, our featured release by Theater of Voices and Ars Nova Copenhagen.

Featuring music by Heinrich Finck, Heinrich Isaac, Francisco Guerrero, Antonio Coma, and much more.  Performed by The Rose Ensemble, the Theater of Voices, Francesco Tasini, Bernard Fouccroulle, the Tudor Consort, Oxford Camerata, and more.

Repeat Broadcast on Wednesday, December 25 at 11 p.m.
Aired Friday, December 20 at 11 p.m. Vocalist Catherine Russell joins pianist Bob Thompson and his band for modern jazz takes on Holiday favorites, new and old, for the 20th anniversary of 'Joy to the World'. 

Airs Monday, December 16 at 1 p.m. A celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of the renowned British composer Benjamin Britten through his beloved choral music for the holidays. Centerpiece of the program will be Britten’s Ceremony of Carols, which will also feature other Britten holiday works and standard carols arranged by Sir David Willcocks. 

Bill Beckett was joined by Teresa Edgerton and Tina Kendrick, both with the Highland Restoration Association, to talk about this year's Highlands Holiday Tour of Historic Homes, which takes place Saturday, December 7 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday, December 8 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more information about this event and homes to be toured contact the Highland Restoration Association online or call 318-572-9037.

Advent Voices

Dec 24, 2012

Airs Monday, December 24 at 2:00 p.m.  Advent is a time of quiet contemplation and waiting. It's waiting for darkness to become light and for hopes to be realized. Throughout the centuries Advent has been observed musically in sacred and secular ways. Join us for an hour of the most beautiful vocal music inspired by and written for Advent. 

Pages