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 new year.

Sunday Baroque

Nov 21, 2017

This year Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, begins on December 12 and continues through December 20. Sunday Baroque's variety of seasonal selections will include highlights from George Frederic Handel's stirring oratorio JUDAS MACCABAEUS.

Sunday, December 17
7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WSHU-FM and via streaming
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WSUF and via streaming


A Paul Winter Solstice Concert

Nov 30, 2016
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Celebrate the return of the sun – and the warming of the heart – with Paul Winter's Annual Winter Solstice Celebration. On the darkest night of the year, we head back to New York’s Cathedral of St. John the Divine to hear The Paul Winter Consort and the glorious Cathedral Pipe Organ. The performance brings traditional holiday favorites and new sounds from around the world.

Sunday, December 17
10 p.m. to midnight
WSHU-FM, WSUF or via streaming

Holiday Music

Nov 29, 2016
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Holiday music from WSHU with Kate Remington and Lauren Rico.

Friday, December 23
12 p.m. to 1 p.m. with Kate Remington 

1 p.m. to 3 p.m. with Lauren Rico
WSHU-FM or via streaming

Bach’s Christmas Oratorio

Nov 29, 2016
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WSHU Music Director Kate Remington presents a beautiful performance of Bach’s beloved Christmas Oratorio.

Friday, December 22
8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
WSHU-FM or via streaming

Sunday Baroque Christmas

Nov 29, 2016

As you and your family are putting the finishing touches on your Christmas festivities, wrapping or opening gifts, enjoying brunch with friends, driving to church, or traveling to your holiday destination, Sunday Baroque will celebrate with warm and meaningful holiday music from a much simpler time, including charming Baroque Christmas Concertos and a selection of serene and cheerful carols with ancient roots.

Sunday, December 24
7 a.m. to 10 a.m.
WSHU-FM or via streaming