Evening Concert

“Candles Burning Brightly” and “Hanukkah Lights”

Two Hanukkah Specials

Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 we pre-empt the “Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast” so we can bring you two Hanukkah specials: “Candles Burning Brightly” from American Public Media and “Hannukah Lights” from National Public Radio.

Tuesday, December 20: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 22-51)

Pre-empted for Hannukah Specials:

Candles Burning Brightly (from APM) (program details on request trauth@illinois.edu)

Candles Burning Brightly is a one-hour celebration of Chanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights with an exploration of Chanukah foods and traditional activities … and plenty of music.

Hanukkah Lights 2022 (from NPR) (program details on request trauth@illinois.edu)

A perennial NPR favorite, Hanukkah Lights features all new Hanukkah stories. Read by hosts Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz. Murray and Susan looked back into the show's 30-year archive and picked their favorite stories: "Hanukkah Gelt" by Sholem Aleichem, "Gifts of the Last Night" by Rebecca Goldstein, "How To Spell The Name Of G-d" by Ellen Orleans, "Of Love and Latkes" by Lia Pripstein, a...