Holiday Specials on NET Radio

Holiday Specials 2018

(Listed in Central Time)

Enjoy programming for the season with shows for Hanukkah, Solstice, Christmas and New Year.

Sunday
12/2, 7-9pm

The Verge: Hanukkah Special

Monday
12/3, 9-10am

Candles Burning Brightly
Explores Hanukkah foods, traditions and music

12/4, 7-8pm

Hanukkah Lights 2018
Hanukkah stories hosted by NPR’s Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz

Wednesday
12/5, 3-4pm

Candles Burning Brightly
Explores Hanukkah foods, traditions and music

Saturday
12/8, 7-9pm

Jazz Currents with Tom Ineck
"Holiday Horns of Plenty," brass and reed artists interpret Yuletide music

Sunday
12/9, 1-3pm

Nebraska Concerts
Abendmusik’s "Savior of Nations" concert

Saturday
12/15, 7-9pm

Jazz Currents with Tom Ineck
"Voices of Christmas," jazz vocalists perform holiday songs

Sunday
12/16, 1-3pm

Nebraska Concerts
Dulces Voces’ and Lincoln Early Music Consort’s "Nova! Nova!" and Nebraska Brass’ "A Nebraska Brass Christmas"

12/16, 7-9pm

Paul Winter’s Annual Winter Solstice Celebration
Music to celebrate the return of the sun and warming of the heart, recorded in the world’s largest Gothic cathedral. Music features the Paul Winter Consort with special guests Paul McCandless, Arto Tunçboyacıyan, Theresa Thomason, and more.

Friday
12/21, 9-10am

Friday Live: Christmas and Solstice Special
Storytelling, poetry and music from Nebraska

12/21, 11a-12p

Welcome Christmas
VocalEssence choral ensemble sings traditional carols and new discoveries

12/21, 12-1pm

Hollywood Holiday
Music from some of Hollywood’s most cherished Christmas-themed movies

12/21, 7-8pm

The Big Tiny Desk Holiday Special
Celebrate the season with performances by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Steve Martin, Hanson, The Polyphonic Spree and more from the Tiny Desk Concert series

Saturday
12/22, 7-9pm

Jazz Currents with Tom Ineck
"Jazz Christmas Classics," classic instrumental and vocal jazz for the season

Sunday
12/23, 1-3pm

Nebraska Concerts
Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra’s "Deck the Halls"

12/23, 7-9pm

The Verge Christmas Special

Monday
12/24, 9-11am

A Festival of 9 Lessons & Carols
Live from the chapel of King’s College in Cambridge, England

12/24, 11-12pm

Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

12/24, 12-1pm

A Chanticleer Christmas
Glorious Voices with music that spans the globe and the centuries including new arrangements of classic and contemporary carols

12/24, 1:30-2pm

Bach Christmas Oratorio, part 1

12/24, 2-3pm

Friday Live Christmas and Solstice Special
Storytelling, poetry and music from Nebraska

12/24, 3-4pm

Carols & Cheer
Sing along to favorite carols of the season with leading artists and ensembles

12/24, 7-8pm

All is Bright: Contemplative Music for Christmas
Choral music that tells the traditional Christmas story

12/24, 8-10pm

St. Olaf Christmas Festival
The festival includes hymns, carols, choral works and orchestral selections featuring more than 500 student musicians

Tuesday
12/25, 9-10am

Welcome Christmas
VocalEssence choral ensemble sings traditional carols and new discoveries

12/25, 11am-Noon

Hollywood Holiday
Music from some of Hollywood’s most cherished Christmas-themed movies

12/25, 12-1:30pm

Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite

12/25, 1:30-2pm

Bach Christmas Oratorio, part 2

12/25, 2-3pm

Chanticleer Christmas
Glorious voices with music that spans the globe and the centuries including new arrangements of classic and contemporary carols

12/25, 3-4pm

Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

12/25, 8-10pm

Nebraska Concerts
Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra’s "Deck the Halls"

Wednesday-Friday
12/26-28, 1:30-2pm

Bach Christmas Oratorio, parts 3-5

Saturday
12/29, 7-9pm

Jazz Currents with Tom Ineck
"Swingin’ in the New Year”"

Sunday
12/30, 1-3pm

Nebraska Concerts
Omaha Symphonic Chorus’ "Christmas at the Cathedral"

 

12/30, 7-9pm

The Verge
"Dance in the New Year" with Genevieve Randall

 

Monday
12/31, 1:30-2pm

Bach Christmas Oratorio, part 6

 

Tuesday
1/1, 10am-Noon

New Year’s Day from Vienna 2019
The Vienna Philharmonic presents its annual concert from the Golden Hall of the Musikverein in Vienna. You’ll hear your favorite waltzes, polkas and more—a festive way to start off the New Year. Presented by NPR Music.