Holiday Programming

Snowflake Macro: Dark Star
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Sunday, November 29

9:00 PM     Advent Voices (APM)

Advent is a time of quiet contemplation and waiting. It's waiting for darkness to become light and for hopes to be realized. Throughout the centuries Advent has been observed musically in sacred and secular ways. Join Lynne Warfel for an hour of the most beautiful vocal music inspired by and written for Advent.

Sunday, December 6

9:00 PM     Hanukkah Lights 2014 (NPR)

Tune in on Thursday, December 25th as ClassicalNH brings you the following special holiday concerts:

9 - 11 a.m.     Music of the Baroque Brass and Choral Concert

Hosted by celebrated WFMT host Candice Agree, tune in to the great works of composers like Giovanni Gabrieli, Johann Sebastian Bach, Francis Poulenc, Samuel Scheidt, and John Tavener among others.

11 a.m. - Noon     Valparaiso University Christmas Concert

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Curious what special programming we're bringing you this year from NPR, APM, and more? The full schedule - from Thanksgiving to New Year's Day - is below.

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Thursday, November 27

9:00 AM     Giving Thanks: A Celebration of Fall, Food, and Gratitude

With music and stories for Thanksgiving, host John Birge creates a thoughtful, contemporary reflection on the meaning of the holiday.

2:00-4:00 PM     Best of the Best: The 2014 Third Coast Festival Broadcast

Holiday Specials 2013

Nov 22, 2013
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Wednesday, November 27

7:00 PM     Hanukkah Lights 2013

A perennial holiday favorite, Hanukkah Lights features Hanukkah stories and memoirs written by acclaimed authors, expressly for the show, as read by Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz.

Thursday, November 28

9:00 AM     Giving Thanks: A Celebration of Fall, Food, and Gratitude

Stories and music for Thanksgiving, with special guests actor Julia Sweeney and best-selling author Anne Lamott.

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Thursday, Nov. 22th

9:00 - 10:00 am:    Giving Thanks 2012

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Friday, Dec. 7th

9:00 - 10:00 pm:   Hanukkah Lights 2012

A perennial NPR favorite, Hanukkah Lights features Hanukkah stories and memoirs written by acclaimed authors expressly for the show, as read by NPR's Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz.

Sunday, Dec. 16th

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Monday, Dec. 31st

9:00 - 10:00 am:    The Exchange – People of the Year

Noon - 1:00 pm:    A Season’s Griot 2012