Join Bob Seymour as you wind down from a full day of food, fun and festivities – with the perennial favorite, the Duke Ellington / Billy Strayhorn arrangement of the Nutcracker Suite, in its entirety! Also enjoy a sprinkling of seasonal songs and favorite ballads as you wind up Christmas.
NPR fills millions of homes each holiday with humor, warmth, and a host of festive voices. Continuing with the tradition of the first Tinsel Town program last year, here is another collection of the best and most requested holiday stories.
Join us for this very special Christmas eve concert with Howard University's premiere vocal ensemble Afro Blue, and special guest pianist Cyrus Chestnut. The a cappela group performs a variety of holiday songs including African-American spirituals, jazz and pop tunes, and classical repertoire.
An updated version of a public radio tradition hosted by NPR's Susan Stamberg. Master comedian Jonathan Winters presents a distinctive reading of Dickens' holiday classic, with a special performing edition prepared by Dickens for his own presentations. Also featuring Mimi Kennedy.
NPR Music brings you another great concert from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Pianists Cyrus Chestnut, Kris Davis, Lynne Arriale and The "Master" Harold Mabern take the stage to perform their favorite holiday songs. Hosted by Felix Contreras.
Veteran pianist Bob Thompson brings us his annual concert for the holidays, Joy to the World, this year featuring guest vocalist Heather Masse (one of The Wailin’ Jennys, heard frequently on A Prairie Home Companion).