2015 Holiday Programming

Peruse all of Public Radio 90's 2015 Holiday specials - scroll down through holiday offerings of Hanukkah... Carols & Choral... Classical... Jazz, Blues & International... Popular, Folk & Eclectic... Spoken Word & Stories... and New Year's celebrations.

Candles Burning Brightly

Monday, Dec.7 at 11 am

Celebrate Chanukah with an exploration of Chanukah foods, traditional activities and plenty of music.

A Chanukah Celebration with Chicago A Capella

Tuesday, Dec.8 at 11am

An inspiring and informative show featuring choral music set to Chanukah texts.  Jonathan Miller provides liturgical and cultural background as part of this unique look inside old and newer choral Chanukah traditions.

Superiorland Concerts:  Carols in the Cathedral

With the Marquette Choral Society

Marquette Symphony Orchestra 2014 Holidays Concert

Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 10am

The MSO presents “Sounds of the Holidays” pops concert with guest conductors Janis Peterson and Dr. Stephen Grugin.

A Chanticleer Christmas

Tuesday, Dec. 22 at 11am

Holiday favorites, new and old, presented by the superb twelve-man ensemble known as “an orchestra of voices.”

A Brass Band Christmas

Wednesday, Dec. 23 at 10am

Jazz Piano Christmas XXV

Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 3pm

NPR Music brings you another great concert from Kennedy Center. Kenny Barron, Fred Hersch, and Carmen Staaf perform their favorite holiday songs in a program hosted by Felix Contreras.

Sound Ideas: Yuletide Treats

Friday, Dec. 18 at 11am

Let the kid inside you relive the magic of the season while the adult in you finger pops along the way with jazz interpretations of Christmas and other holiday classics.

Light & Gold: The Music of Eric Whitacre

Wednesday, Dec. 23 at 3pm

A meditative special co-hosted by Brian Newhouse and composer Eric Whitacre, featuring his own choral masterpieces.

Folktale of Bells

Tuesday, Dec. 22 at 3pm

Holiday Readings & Remembrances 2015

Weekdays at 9:35 am after Writer’s Almanac Public Radio 90 listeners tell stories recounting their holiday memories.

The Christmas Skater

Thursday, Dec. 24 at 3pm

The Capitol Steps-

Politics Takes A Holiday: New Year’s Eve 2015

Thursday, Dec. 31 at 3pm & 8pm,

Friday, Jan. 1 at 10am &10pm

Help roast 2015 to a crisp with the Capitol Steps and their annual year-in-review awards ceremony. Hilarious fun poked at everyone. We put the mock in democracy!

Toast of the Nation

Thursday, Dec. 31 at 9pm

through Friday, Jan 1 at 5am