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GPB Holidays

GPB's 2010 Holiday Programming

Radio Specials


Radio Programming



A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols – Friday, 12/24, 10am-12pm

Hosted by Michael Barone, this is a live, two-hour stereo music and spoken-word 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.

SymphonyCast Friday, 12/24, 12pm - 2pm

A surprising work for the season. Hector Berlioz could shake the heavens with the best of them. But here, he reins it all in to create a tender, evocative story about the Christ child's early days.