Evening Concert

Tonight’s Holiday programs are “A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols” and “Jonathan Winters’ ‘A Christmas Carol’”


Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 we pre-empt the “Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast” for “A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols” from Cambridge, England. Following that at 9:00 it’s an encore presentation of Jonathan Winters’ “A Christmas Carol”.

Tuesday December 24: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcasts (CSO) pre-empted for 2 Holiday Specials:

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols: (from APM) (7:00 – 8:59)

Michael Barone, host

The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge Daniel Hyde, Music Director

Once in Royal David’s City (descant Sir Stephen Cleobury)

Sussex Carol (arr. Vaughan Williams)

The truth from above (Ralph Vaughan Williams/ arr. Christopher Robinson)

Angels from the realms of glory (arr. Reginald Jaques)

Ding Dong merrily on high (arr. Sir David Willcocks)

It came upon the midnight clear (descant John Scott)

O Little town of Bethlehem (Sir Henry Walford Davies)

There is no rose (Dame Elizabeth Maconchy)          The Lamb (John Tavener)

The Angel Gabriel (2019 commission - Philip Moore)

Joys seven (arr. Sir Stephen Cleobury)                    Silent night (arr. Sir Stephen Cleobury)

Candlelight Carol (John Rutter)                              While shepherds watched their flocks by night

Away in a manger (arr. Sir Stephen Cleobury)         Coventry carol (Kenneth Leighton)

Sir Christèmas (William Mathias)                           O come, all ye faithful (descant Sir David Willcocks)

Hark! The herald angels sing (descant Sir Philip Ledger)

AND back by popular request:

A Jonathan Winters’ “A Christmas Carol” (from NPR) (9:00 -9:59)