A Friday Evening Concert Holiday Special: Christmas Revels in Celebration of the Winter Solstice

December 22, 2017

Tonight at 7:00 on FM 90.9 "Prairie Performances" is pre-empted to bring you a Holiday special; The Christmas Revels: In Celebration of the Winter Solstice, a two-hour musical celebration of Christmas, St. Lucia's Day, the Solstice, New Year's, the Feast of Fools, and Twelfth Night, featuring traditional carols, anthems, motets, wassails, children's game-songs, and folk dance tunes.

“The Christmas Revels: In Celebration of the Winter Solstice 2017” is an all-new, two-hour compilation of musical excerpts, plus a few short poetry and prose readings, selected from the live Christmas/Winter Solstice Revels stage productions that took place in December, 2016, in nine cities across the United States.

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These programs are partially sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

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