The best way to welcome Christmas is Welcome Christmas!, the VocalEssence holiday concert. It's an hour of joyful holiday music featuring the Minneapolis-based chorus, VocalEsssence, and hosted for the fifteenth year by John Birge.
Direct from the Golden Hall of the Musikverein in Vienna, it's the most popular classical music concert in the world! This year, Franz Welser-Möst leads the annual celebration concert by the Vienna Philharmonic, featuring the waltzes, marches, galops of the Strauss family and much more. Presented by NPR Music and WGBH, Boston. Join us Wednesday, January 1st at 10am on Classical WNIU, 90.5.
More humor, warmth, and festive voices. Continuing with the tradition of first Tinsel Tales program, this is a collection of the best and most requested holiday stories. Joy, hope, and childhood memories overflow as NPR voices, past and present, tell stories of the season. Hosted by Lynn Neary. Join us Sunday, December 22nd at 6pm on 89.5, WNIJ.
A perennial NPR favorite, Hanukkah Lights features stories and memoirs written by acclaimed authors expressly for the show, as read by NPR's Susan Stamberg and Murray Horowitz. Join us Sunday, December 1st at 6pm on 89.5, WNIJ.