Holiday

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 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.            

Airs Monday, December 23 at 10 p.m. Imagine a musical party that celebrates the hopes, dreams and joy that animates seasonal festivals the world over. That is what inspired Yo-Yo Ma to create "Songs of Joy and Peace: The Yo-Yo Ma Holiday Party" with a remarkable group of friends. Hosted by John Schaefer, this one-hour holiday special combines the joy of music with the gift of discovery as shared and performed by friends old and new.

Airs Monday, December 23 at 12 noon The Rose Ensemble is back with another holiday special. Slavic Wonders is a stunning celebration of the season featuring some truly brilliant gems from the libraries and monasteries of Krakow, Prague, and Moscow. The Rose Ensemble of Minnesota has put together a program of dazzling, passionate music for Christmastime in the great variety and range they are known for. Hear everything from soaring soprano lines, to the signature Slavic sound of rumbling basses; Slavic Wonders is an engaging and curious mixture of chant, carols, and glorious polyphony.

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