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Classical Notes: December 23, 2009 Archive

Caroling, Caroling...

Posted at 2:38 AM on December 23, 2009 by Ward Jacobson (1 Comments)
Filed under: In the media, Musician stories

Is Christmas caroling a lost tradition in this fast-paced, instant gratification, digital world we live in? Maybe not - at least not in the Twin Cities. On three different nights this past week I've spotted carolers out and about, braving the cold. One group even had luminaries! What a wonderful holiday tradition carried out by some hearty and musical souls.

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