The Cleveland Orchestra is pre-empted by Jonathan Winters reading of “A Christmas Carol”
Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on FM 90.9 the Cleveland Orchestra is pre-empted by master comedian Jonathan Winters distinctive reading of Charles Dickens' “A Christmas Carol”. Following that at 8:00 it’s a fresh, new "Welcome Christmas!" from VocalEssence.
Wednesday, December 20: Two Holiday Specials
Cleveland Orchestra Radio Network (COR) is pre-empted this week.
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. Also featuring Mimi Kennedy.
New for 2017, "Welcome Christmas!" is a perennial Christmas favorite from VocalEssence, one of the world's premier choral ensembles. Join host John Birge for an hour of traditional carols and new discoveries, including the world premiere of two carols from the annual Christmas Carol Contest.