It’s “Messiah” from the New York Philharmonic plus “A Christmas Carol” and Festivo Alt.Latino

December 24, 2015

Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s Handel's Messiah on “The New York Philharmonic This Week” plus two Holiday Specials: Jonathan Winters' A Christmas Carol and Festivo Alt.Latino Christmas.

Thursday December 24: The New York Philharmonic This (NYP 16-12)

Ton Koopman, conductor; Soloists: Sunhae Im, soprano; Andreas Scholl, countertenor; Jorg Durmuller, tenor; Detlef Roth, baritone; Westminster Symphonic Choir; Joe Miller, director

HANDEL: Messiah


Thursday December 24: Holiday Specials 9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Jonathan Winters “A Christmas Carol”

An updated version of a public radio tradition hosted by NPR's Susan Stamberg. Master comedian Jonathan Winters presents a distinctive reading of Dickens' holiday classic, with a special performing edition prepared by Dickens for his own presentations; Feat. Mimi Kennedy.

Festivo Alt.Latino Christmas

Alt.Latino continues its home grown tradition of celebrating the Holidays in song with a special show featuring songwriter/performer Gaby Moreno and her  band performing tracks from her popular 2014 album Posada.

Moreno will perform in Austin, Texas in the midst of a tour that has taken her across the US and Europe. She will be joined by special guests: Austin 2015 Musician of the Year Gina Chavez and Chicano Zen bandleader and record producer Michael Ramos.

Classical 24 Music Playlist

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

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