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On the Air This Week

Posted at 11:55 AM on December 24, 2013 by Rex Levang
Filed under: On the air

Highlights from Dec. 24 to 31

Tuesday, 9 am: A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, live from Cambridge, England.
Tuesday, 11 am: Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker.
Tuesday, 5 pm: A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols (repeat).
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: The Bella Voce Young Women's Chorus led by Shelly Winemiller; the Chorale Arts Ensemble, led by Rick Kvam; and Kantorei with Axel Theimer.
Saturday, 11:30 am: Metropolitan Opera: Puccini's Tosca.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: International Holiday Surprises.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: The Los Angeles Philharmonic in an all-Rachmaninoff program.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen: The Waltz.
Monday, 8 pm: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra: Edo de Waart, leading music of Dvorak, Schoenberg, and Beethoven.
Tuesday, Tuesday, 10 am: Handel's Messiah, with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.