The Christmas Revels: In Celebration of the Winter Solstice on the “Evening Concert”

December 20, 2016
 

Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is pre-empted so we can bring you a Holiday Special: “The Christmas Revels: In Celebration of the Winter Solstice”. The program features traditional carols, anthems, hymns, motets, wassails, children’s game-songs and folk dance tunes.

Tuesday December 20: Holiday Special

(preempts Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

The Christmas Revels: In Celebration of the Winter Solstice

The Christmas Revels: In Celebration of the Winter Solstice 2016 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, 2015, in nine cities across the United States.

Segment A: Elizabethan English Celebration

Segment B: Irish Celebration; Medieval Spanish Celebration

Segment C: Pan-European Medieval Celebration

Segment D: Welsh Celebration

Segment E: Renaissance Italian Celebration; Northlands Celebration

Segment F: Scottish Celebration


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

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