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WMHT-FM Holiday Programming 2020
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Enjoy Classical holiday performances this holiday season on WMHT-FM. Listen to WMHT-FM Online


All is Bright: Contemplative Music for Christmas (December 5, 2020 at 4pm)
Lynne Warfel hosts an hour of gorgeous, contemplative choral music that tells the traditional Christmas story with songs about angels, the star, and the manger scene.

Christmas with the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square (December 6, 2020 at 4pm)
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.

A Festival of Light with Rabbi Shpeen (December 10, 2020 at 6pm)
On the opening night of Chanukah, we’ll celebrate with music and fun.

"Candles Burning Brightly"(December 12, 2020 at 4pm)
A 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.

Itzhak Perlman’s Chanukah Radio Party (December 13, 2020 at 4pm)
Itzhak Perlman invites you to his Chanukah Radio Party. Join the superstar violinist as he tells the story of the Jewish festival of lights, and shares his favorite recordings for the holiday – some serious, some silly.

Welcome Christmas! (December 19, 2020 at 4pm)
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 (December 20, 2020 at 4pm)
Celebrate the season with song. Brian Newhouse hosts this unique, one-hour program of a cappella holiday favorites, new and old, presented live in concert by Chanticleer. Hear why this superb 12-man ensemble is known as "an orchestra of voices."

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols (December 24, 2020 at 10am LIVE)
An annual and beloved Christmas tradition, “A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols” is an extraordinary and memorable live service of word and music from the Chapel of King’s College, Cambridge, England. Hosted by Michael Barone.

St. Olaf Christmas Festival (December 24, 2020 at 3pm)
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. Valerie Kahler shares the sights and sounds of this choral favorite.

Hygge Holiday: Cozy Classics (December 26, 2020 at 4pm)
Join host Elena See as she plays a mix of wintry and nostalgic classical pieces designed to accompany listeners as they enjoy cozy wintertime activities.

Hollywood Holiday (December 27, 2020 at 4pm)
Lynne Warfel, host of Saturday Cinema, takes you on a one-hour musical retrospective of some of Hollywood's most cherished Christmas themed movies.