Elmo's Christmas Countdown

In Elmo's Christmas Countdown, Stiller the Elf is telling Stan the snowball how Christmas was almost ruined. Oscar tosses the magical counting blocks into the air and they disappear. Stiller is worried that he destroyed Christmas, and it is up to Elmo and Abby Cadabby to help him find the blocks and the true meaning of Christmas miracles.

Joshua Bell Presents Musical Gifts

World-renowned violinist Joshua Bell welcomed cameras into his elegant Manhattan residence for a rare and intimate concert. Musical Gifts recreates Bell's personal tradition of hosting friends and family at his home during the holidays. The salon-style performance captures the warmth, beauty and magic of the season.

Joshua Bell Presents Musical Gifts

World-renowned violinist Joshua Bell welcomed cameras into his elegant Manhattan residence for a rare and intimate concert. Musical Gifts recreates Bell's personal tradition of hosting friends and family at his home during the holidays. The salon-style performance captures the warmth, beauty and magic of the season.

Joshua Bell Presents Musical Gifts

World-renowned violinist Joshua Bell welcomed cameras into his elegant Manhattan residence for a rare and intimate concert. Musical Gifts recreates Bell's personal tradition of hosting friends and family at his home during the holidays. The salon-style performance captures the warmth, beauty and magic of the season.

First Silent Night

For close to two hundred years, one carol has occupied the heart of Christmas celebrations across the world. Join renowned actor Simon Callow as he uncovers the moving origins of Silent Night. Simon journeys to the Austrian village of Oberndorf as well the city of Salzburg, where the story of the world’s favourite carol had its origins.

NATURE: Christmas In Yellowstone

As snow falls and Christmas lights glow in Jackson Hole, a holiday season of a different sort settles in just beyond the town, in the great winter world of Yellowstone. Breathtaking landscapes frame intimate scenes of wolves and coyotes, elk and bison, bears and otters as they make their way through their most challenging season of the year.

New Year’s Day From Vienna – LIVE!

Get ready to pop the New Year's Day champagne! The Vienna Philharmonic presents its annual salute to the waltz on New Year's Day 2015. Hear the hit tunes of the Strauss family and others -- polkas, gallops and waltzes, live from the Musikverein, on New Year's Day from Vienna.
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Music of “Firsts!” on Classical WSMR 89.1 and 103.9 (7:00 AM - 8:00 PM)

Join Russell Gant, Bethany Cagle, and Susan Giles Wantuck this January 1st for a day of…firsts! You’ll hear the first attempts at Symphonies, Concertos, and other works by the great composers that you enjoy every day on Classical WSMR.

June LeBell’s Musical Conversations New Year’s Party

Once again, YOU'RE her special guest but this time she's pouring champagne as you listen to excerpts from "My Fair Lady" in four languages, including Hebrew and Italian. Then there's the famous party scene from "Die Fledermaus" with some astonishingly hilarious performances. And, of course, waltzes and dances to get you partying into the new year.

Metropolitan Opera Live – Verdi’s LA TRAVIATA (1:00pm - 3:45pm)

Verdi's consumptive courtesan returns in Willy Decker's timeless setting, with rising sopranos Marina Rebeka and Sonya Yoncheva sharing the role of the title heroine. Stephen Costello and Francesco Demuro are Alfredo, Quinn Kelsey and Ludovic Tézier are Germont, and Marco Armiliato conducts.{Photo: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/legalcode}