Two Holiday Specials tonight “A Season’s Griot” plus “Christmas w/ Morehouse & Spelman Glee Clubs
Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” the Cleveland Orchestra is pre-empted so we can bring you two Holiday Specials” “A Season’s Griot, 2018” hosted by acclaimed storyteller Madafo Lloyd Wilson, and “Christmas with the Morehouse and Spelman Glee Clubs” hosted by Korva Coleman.
Wednesday December 26: Cleveland Orchestra (COR 18-13) pre-empted for Holiday Special
Holiday Special: A Season’s Griot
This one-hour celebration in story and song is public radio's only nationally syndicated Kwanzaa program. Hosted for 23 years by acclaimed storyteller Madafo Lloyd Wilson, this annual special captures the tales and traditions of African American and African peoples. [No playlist available]
Holiday Special: 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. [No playlist available]