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Classical IPR's 2021 holiday season programming

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Enjoy a variety of specials for the winter holidays on Classical IPR.

Click the image below for a printable version of the schedule, or scroll down for a text-only version.

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Click for a printable version of the 2021 IPR holiday programming schedule

Thursday, November 25: Thanksgiving
12 p.m. Seed and Soil
1 p.m. Harmonia: Cornucopia
2 p.m. The New England Connection
3 p.m. Wind and Rhythm: Thanks and Prayers
4 p.m. The Score: Cooks in the Kitchen
5 p.m. Away from Home
6 p.m. Thanksgiving with the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Sunday, November 28: first day of Hanukkah
12 p.m. Eternal Echoes for Hanukkah

Monday, December 6: Last day of Hanukkah
5 p.m. Chanukah with Chicago a cappella

Monday, December 13
5 p.m. A Salvation Army Band Christmas

Tuesday, December 14
5 p.m. The Carol Connection

Wednesday, December 15
5 p.m. La Nochebuena Christmas with the Rose Ensemble

Thursday, December 16
5 p.m. Messiah 1742: The Sound of the Dublin Premiere
7:30 p.m. LIVE BROADCAST: Sounds of the Season from Interlochen Arts Academy

Friday, December 17
5 p.m. A Baroque Noel with Pegasus Early Music

Sunday December 19
12 p.m.: Messiah 1742: The Sound of the Dublin Premiere

Monday, December 20
12 p.m. GAMEPLAY: Winter Music
5-7 p.m. A Journey through the Nutcracker with the Boston Ballet

Tuesday, December 21: solstice
12 p.m. Slavic Wonders: Christmas with the Rose Ensemble
5-7 p.m. The Christmas Revels: In Celebration of the Winter Solstice

Wednesday, December 22
12 p.m. Christmas with Madrigalia
5-7 p.m. A Concierto Christmas Special

Thursday, December 23
12 p.m. A Christmas Oratorio Quilt
5-7 p.m. Music of the Baroque: Brass and Choral Holiday Concert

Friday, December 24: Christmas Eve in Northern Michigan
7 a.m. The Nutcracker from Interlochen Arts Academy
8 a.m. The Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra and Chorus: Handel’s Messiah and Bach’s Christmas Oratorio
10 a.m.-12 p.m. LIVE BROADCAST: A Festival of 9 Lessons and Carols
12 p.m. Holidays with MSU in Concert
1 p.m. Manitou Winds present Winter Songs & Carols
2 p.m. Sounds of the Season from Interlochen Arts Academy
3 p.m. NMC Band presents The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
4 p.m. Home for the Holidays with the Traverse Symphony Orchestra and NMC Chorale
5 p.m. GAMEPLAY: Winter Music
6 p.m. Christmas with the Michigan Matinee
8 p.m. Messiah with the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, December 25: Christmas Day
7 a.m. The Christmas Story with Carols Old and New
8-10 a.m. Christmas with the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square
10 a.m. Morehouse and Spelman Christmas Carol Concert
11-1 p.m. A Journey through the Nutcracker with the Boston Ballet
1 p.m. - 3 p.m. The Christmas Revels
3 p.m. Gaudete! Early Music for the Christmas Season
4 p.m. Christmas on Sugarloaf Mountain
5 p.m. Hygge Holiday: Cozy Classics
6 p.m. The Score: Winter Wonderland
7 p.m. Show Tunes with Kate Botello: Holiday Special
8-10 p.m. A Festival of 9 Lessons and Carols (encore broadcast)

Sunday, December 26: first day of Kwanzaa
12 p.m. The Sounds of Kwanzaa with Garrett McQueen

Saturday, January 1: New Year’s Day AND last day of Kwanzaa
9 a.m. Music by Request with Sphinx LEAD
11 a.m. LIVE BROADCAST: 2022 New Year’s Day Concert with the Vienna Philharmonic
5 p.m. A Season’s Griot: Music and Stories of Kwanzaa