WSHU Holiday Programs

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WSHU is bringing you a wide selection of special programs this holiday season, including music and thoughts for Hanukkah; songs, carols and stories for Christmas; music for Kwaanza and the political satire of the Capitol Steps.

On behalf of all of us at WSHU, we wish you a wonderful holiday season and a peaceful, happy 2019.

Hanukkah Lights 2018

Nov 26, 2018
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A perennial NPR favorite with all new Hanukkah stories. Hosted by Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz.

Tues., December 4
8 pm - 9 pm
91.1 WSHU-FM

Candles Burning Brightly

Nov 26, 2018
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In celebration of Chanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, Candles Burning Brightly explores Chanukah foods and traditional activities – and plenty of music.

Thurs., December 6
8 pm - 9 pm
91.1 WSHU-FM

Echoes Sonic Seasonings 2018

Nov 26, 2018
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Echoes Sonic Seasonings is a different kind of Christmas show. It features music for the season that goes beyond the traditional carols. You'll hear them, but usually in reinvented form.

Sun., December 16
6 pm - 8 pm
91.1 WSHU-FM

Welcome Christmas!

Nov 26, 2018
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New for 2018, Welcome Christmas! is a perennial Christmas favorite from VocalEssence, one of the world's premier choral groups. John Birge hosts an hour of traditional carols and new discoveries, including the world premiere of two carols from the annual Christmas Carol Contest.

Mon., December 17
8 pm – 9 pm

91.1 WSHU-FM

A Choral Christmas With Stile Antico

Nov 26, 2018
Marco Borggreve

Stile Antico, the award-winning choir from London, pays a visit to St. Paul Church on Harvard Square for a concert of radiant sacred music for the Christmas season by the most acclaimed composers of the Renaissance. Hear the group's luminous blend of voices sing the intricately woven music of Thomas Tallis and William Byrd. Hosted by Cathy Fuller of WGBH. Presented by NPR Music.

Thurs., December 20
9 pm – 10 pm
91.1 WSHU-FM

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