“A Season’s Griot, 2017” and “Christmas with the Morehouse and Spelman Glee Clubs”

December 26, 2017
 

Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on FM 90.9 the “Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast” is pre-empted by “A Season’s Griot, 2017” tales of African American and African peoples and spirituals and carols on “Christmas with the Morehouse and Spelman Glee Clubs”.

Tuesday December 26: Two Holiday Specials: “A Season’s Griot, 2017” and “Christmas with the Morehouse and Spelman Glee Clubs"

 Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcasts (CSO 17-52) pre-empted this week.

A Season’s Griot, 2017: This one-hour celebration in story and song is public radio's only nationally syndicated Kwanzaa program. Hosted for nearly 20 years by acclaimed storyteller Madafo Lloyd Wilson, this annual special captures the tales and traditions of African American and African peoples. 

Christmas with the Morehouse and Spelman Glee Clubs: One of the great holiday traditions in America, the choirs of Morehouse and Spelman Colleges -- two of the most prestigious historically black institutions in the nation -- get together to present a spine-tingling concert program. This encore presentation features the best works of the last several years. It's a joyous celebration of the schools' tradition of singing excellence, with their trademark mixture of spirituals and carols. Korva Coleman hosts.


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

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