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Airs Wednesday, December 6, 2017, at 11 a.m. Grand candlelit halls, lavish feasts, and stately dances. Escape to the regal elegance of the Elizabethan era. The time and culture of Elizabeth I also contained tension and intrigue; dark and light. And it's all evident in the music of their Christmas celebrations. The Rose Ensemble captures all of that in their popular holiday concert, as they reawaken the ancient with An Elizabethan Christmas.

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Airs Monday, December 4, 2017 at 11 a.m.  One hour of gorgeous, contemplative music related to the Advent season and the Christmas story and it's symbolism.  Hosted by Lynne Warfel.

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Airs Monday, December 26, at 11 a.m. A perennial NPR favorite with all new Hanukkah stories. Authors include R.L. Maizes, Lia Pripstein, Elisa Albert, and Ellen Orleans. Hosted by Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz.

Airs Thursday, April 17 at 2 p.m. Join us for the renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir as they present Hope & Light and Easter Reflections with songs including Christ the Lord Is Risen Today, In the Garden, Be Thou My Vision, Look to the Day, There Is Sunshine in My Soul Today, Hail the Day That Sees Him Rise, Gently Raise the Sacred Strain and God Be with You Till We Meet Again.

Airs Tuesday, December 18 at 2:00 p.m.
This holiday season, Madrigalia returns to public radio for Christmas with Madrigalia: A Time to Rejoice. This program of holiday cheer fills the season with joy, and features many Madrigalia favorites along with some new seasonal tunes to brighten the darkest of winter's days. The program features settings of familiar tunes and texts by some of today's most brilliant young composers along with some less familiar, yet captivating melodies.  Christmas with Madrigalia was conducted by Lee Wright and recorded live in concert at Downtown United Presbyterian Church in Rochester, NY. The special includes music by David Hogan, Eric Whitacre, Roger Wilhelm, Cary Ratcliff, Libby Larsen and others.

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