Noel

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Airs Monday, December 18, 2017 at 2 p.m. A Christian expression of joy, the word "noel" has been associated with Christmas for hundreds of years. Harmonia looks at its many guises in music from the Middle Ages to the early baroque. Celebrate the season with this special, eclectic music!

Airs Wednesday, December 11 at 2:00 p.m. Setting the standard for choral excellence for 90 years, the Westminster Choir is composed of students at Westminster Choir College, a division of Rider University’s Westminster College of the Arts, in Princeton, N.J.  It has been the chorus-in-residence for the Spoleto Festival USA since 1977, performing both in concert and as the opera chorus. The Choir has recorded Noël, a collection of French Christmas music and sacred works with Maestro Joe Miller and organist Ken Cowan. This recording is the centerpiece of Noël: A Christmas from Paris.