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Classical WMHT-FM Holiday 2016

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Tune into WMHT-FM or listen online all during the month of December and enjoy the music of the holiday season.


Most Wonderful Time (12/1/16 7pm &12/18/16 6pm)
Artistic Director and Conductor of the Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra Charles Peltz hosts this wonderful program of light classics and favorites for the season. Music of Tchaikovsky, Leroy Anderson, Handel and so much more.


The Many Moods of Christmas 2016 (12/8/16 7pm &12/11/16 6pm)
Artistic Director and Conductor of Albany Pro Musica Jose Daniel Flores-Caraballo hosts this eclectic mix of choral favorites for the season. Music of Gustav Holst, Morton Lauridsen, Samuel Barber and so much more.


"Advent Voices" (12/3/16 4pm & 12/18/16 5pm)
Holiday can be hectic. Give your listeners an opportunity to pause and reflect, as host Lynne Warfel presents an hour of gorgeous, contemplative music related to the Advent season, the Christmas story, and its symbolism. 


"Welcome Christmas!" (12/4/16 5pm & 12/17/16 3pm)
A perennial Christmas favorite from VocalEssence, one of the world's premier choral groups. Join host John Birge for an hour of traditional carols and new discoveries.


"A Chanticleer Christmas" (12/18/16 4pm & 12/25/16 2pm)
This unique, one-hour program of holiday music is presented live in concert by Chanticleer. Hear why this superb 12-man ensemble is known as "an orchestra of voices," as they perform holiday classics and new favorites, with choral commentary by host Brian Newhouse.


"Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir" (12/11/16 5pm)
The world-renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir continues its tradition of great artistry this season, with touching arrangements of familiar carols, and surprises with lesser-known melodies that are fast becoming the new classics. Don't miss this annual favorite hosted by Julie Amacher.


"Candles Burning Brightly" (12/17/16 4pm)
Enlighten audiences with this one-hour celebration of Chanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights. Mindy Ratner hosts this holiday favorite and exploration of Chanukah foods and traditional activities - and plenty of music.


A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols (12/24/16 10am LIVE & 12/25/16 3pm)
Pipedreams host Michael Barone presents this live service of spoken-word and music (choral and organ) broadcast from the chapel of King's College in Cambridge, England. The 30-voice King's College Choir performs the legendary Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols service of Biblical readings and music.


St. Olaf Christmas Festival (12/24/16 3pm &12/25/16 5pm)
This service in song and word has become one of the nation's most cherished holiday celebrations. The festival includes hymns, carols, choral works, as well as orchestral selections celebrating the Nativity and featuring more than 500 student musicians in five choirs, and the St. Olaf Orchestra. SymphonyCast host Alison Young shares the sights and sounds of this choral favorite.

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