Classical WNIU Holiday Specials

Throughout December and into the New Year, Classical WNIU provides the soundtrack to your holiday season. Each Sunday morning in December, Sunday Baroque's Suzanne Bona will play selections from a list of suggested recordings for holiday gift-giving for the classical music lover on your list. Listen for holiday favorites like the St. Olaf Christmas Festival, A Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols, and the ever popular New Year’s Day from Vienna. Happy holidays from everyone at Classical WNIU!

  • Sunday, Dec. 3   --   10 a.m. – Advent Voices
  • Tuesday, Dec. 12   --   9 a.m. – Hanukkah Lights
  • Tuesday, Dec. 12   --   10 a.m. – Candles Burning Brightly
  • Monday, Dec. 18   --   9 a.m. – Welcome Christmas
  • Monday, Dec. 18   --   10 a.m. – Leroy Anderson Christmas
  • Tuesday, Dec. 19   --   9 a.m. – A Chanticleer Christmas
  • Wednesday, Dec. 20   --   9 a.m. – Christmas with Morehouse and Spelman Glee Clubs
  • Wednesday, Dec. 20   --   10 a.m. – Christmas with Madrigalia
  • Thursday, Dec. 21   --   9 a.m. – The Messiah with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
  • Thursday, Dec. 21   --   7 p.m. – Christmas Revels: In Celebration of the Winter Solstice
  • Friday, Dec. 22   --   9 a.m. – In Italia: A Renaissance Christmas
  • Friday, Dec. 22   --   10 a.m. – Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir
  • Saturday, Dec. 23   --   9 a.m. – A Baroque Christmas in the New World
  • Sunday, Dec. 24   --   9 a.m. – Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
  • Sunday, Dec. 24   --   5 p.m. – WNIU’s A Christmas Carol
  • Sunday, Dec. 24   --   6 p.m. – St. Olaf Choir Christmas Festival
  • Tuesday, Dec. 26   --   9 a.m. – A Season’s Griot          
  • Monday, Jan. 1   --   10 a.m. – New Year’s Day from Vienna 2018

Support for holiday programming on Classical WNIU comes from Benassi Family Dentistry.

This year's New Year’s Day concert from Vienna promises to be an epoch.

The Vienna Philharmonic presents its ever popular annual New Year's Day concert from the Golden Hall of the Musikverein in Vienna. You'll hear your favorite waltzes, polkas and more -- a festive way to start off the New Year. Join us Monday, January 1st, 2018 at 10am on Classical WNIU.