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Add richness to your holidays
Holidays on-air
We've got holiday music specials that will add richness to your holidays on our classical music and news & information stations. (Back to holiday home page)

Nov 25Giving Thanks with John Birge
9 a.m. on all Classical Music stations

Nov 25Midmorning's Turkey Confidential
Host Kerri Miller is joined by The Splendid Table's Lynne Rossetto Kasper.
9 a.m. on all News and Information stations

Nov 25Over the River and Through the Woods
A Prairie Home Companion's Garrison Keillor and pianist Rich Dworsky join the VocalEssence choir in celebrating the fullness of Thanksgiving Day harvest.
5 p.m. on all Classical Music stations

Nov 25Giving Thanks with John Birge
Repeat of earlier broadcast.
7 p.m. on all Classical Music stations

Dec 05 Hanukkah, and a Rediscovery of Jewish Customs
Speaking of Faith special on the meaning of the Jewish Holiday.
1 p.m. on all News and Information stations

Dec 05Christmas at St. Olaf
Live performance of hymns and carols by 500 vocalists and musicians.
3:30 p.m. on all Classical Music stations

Dec 05 Hanukkah, and a Rediscovery of Jewish Customs
Repeat of afternoon's show
8 p.m. on all News and Information stations

Dec 12Pipedreams: In Anticipation
Preluding the Christmas festival, we play the "waiting game" with this collection of music for the Advent season.
9 p.m. on all Classical Music stations

Dec 13King's College Choir
Live performance from the Cathedral of Saint Paul of British Christmas music.
7:30 p.m. on all Classical Music stations and Live Web Stream

Dec 14Echoes of Christmas
Popular carols in new arrangements performed by the Dale Warland Singers.
7 p.m. on all Classical Music stations

Dec 14Robert Page Holiday Favorites
Carols, spirituals, hymns and music from many traditions.
8 p.m. on all Classical Music stations

Dec 15Christmas at Luther
Christmas carols and sacred choral music with the Luther College Choir.
7 p.m. on all Classical Music stations

Dec 15A Taste of Chanukah
Music and stories for Chanukah with Theodore Bikel.
8 p.m. on all Classical Music stations

Dec 16Christmas at Concordia
Hymns and carols around the theme "The Lord Is My Shepherd."
7 p.m. on all Classical Music stations

Dec 16Christmas at El Pardo
18th-century Spanish Christmas music, with the Lyra Baroque Orchestra.
8 p.m. on all Classical Music stations

Dec 17Handel's Messiah
A holiday classic performed by the Minnesota Orchestra.
7 p.m. on all Classical Music stations

Dec 19Saint Paul Sunday: Christmas with the Empire Brass
Traditional music and carols, classical works in the spirit of the season.
Noon on all Classical Music stations

Dec 19Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Annual concert of Christmas carols featuring the Twin Cities choral group Cantus.
1 p.m. on all Classical Music stations

Dec 19Boston Pops
Keith Lockhart performs with the Pops.
4 p.m. on all Classical Music stations

Dec 19The Opera: Amahl and the Night Visitors
Menotti's popular Christmas opera about a crippled shepherd boy named Amahl and the three kings who knock unexpectedly at his door.
6 p.m. on all Classical Music stations

Dec 19A Chanticleer Christmas
Holiday favorites performed by the renowned men's choir.
7 p.m. on all Classical Music stations

Dec 19Polar Express Talking Volumes
Conversation with author and illustrator Chris Van Allsburg.
7 p.m. on all News and Information stations

Dec 19And a Little Child Shall Lead Them: Advent Special
National Lutheran Choir's annual performance at the Basilica of St. Mary.
8 p.m. on all Classical Music stations

Dec 19Pipedreams: An American Organist's Christmas
A merry mingling of composers and performers to celebrate the holiday.
9 p.m. on all Classical Music stations

Dec 20Christmas at St. Olaf
Reproduced national version
7 p.m. on all Classical Music stations
Listen to the local version recorded live December 5

Dec 21Away in a Manger
Holiday carols performed live from Minneapolis with choral group Cantus.
10:30 a.m. on all Classical Music stations

Dec 21Welcome Christmas
Traditional and new music performed by VocalEssence with Philip Brunelle.
7 p.m. on all Classical Music stations

Dec 21Saint Paul Sunday: Christmas with the Empire Brass
Repeat of December 19 broadcast.
8 p.m. on all Classical Music stations

Dec 22King's College Choir
World-renowned choir performs British choral pieces. Repeat of December 13 broadcast.
7 p.m. on all Classical Music stations

Dec 22A Chanticleer Christmas
Repeat of December 19 broadcast.
9 p.m. on all Classical Music stations

Dec 23The Nutcracker
Tchaikovsky's holiday-themed classic.
7 p.m. on all Classical Music stations

Dec 23New Releases Holiday
Michael Barone introduces new releases of holiday music.
9 p.m. on all Classical Music stations

Dec 24Polar Express Talking Volumes
Repeat of of December 19 broadcast
9 a.m. on all News and Information stations

Dec 24A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
Music and readings by the King's College Choir from King's College, Cambridge.
9 a.m. on all Classical Music stations and Live Web Stream

Dec 24The Splendid Table Holiday Special
Lynne Rossetto Kasper illuminates holiday culinary traditions of Mexico, France and more.
10 a.m. on all News and Information stations

Dec 24The Nutcracker
Repeat of December 23 broadcast.
10:30 a.m. on all Classical Music stations

Dec 24Midnight Mass from Saint John's
Live performance of the mass from Saint John's Abbey in Collegeville, Minnesota.
11:15 p.m. on all Classical Music stations

Dec 25 The Splendid Table Holiday Special
Repeat of December 24 broadcast
6 a.m. on all News and Information stations

Dec 25 The Splendid Table Holiday Special
Repeat of December 24 broadcast
2 p.m. on all News and Information stations

Dec 25A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
Repeat of December 24 broadcast.
7 p.m. on all Classical Music stations

Dec 26Pipedreams: Holiday International
Music from many nations adds unique and distinctive flavor to our Christmas celebration.
9 p.m. on all Classical Music stations

Jan 01New Year's Day from Vienna
Vienna Philharmonic's annual concert of waltzes, polkas and marches.
10 a.m. on all Classical Music stations

Jan 01Beethoven's 9th Symphony
Minnesota Public Radio's long standing traditional broadcast signaling the end of the holiday season.
7 p.m. on all Classical Music stations