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As we travel through the year, Classical 91.5 will present a number of seasonal or holiday specials. Come back to this page on a regular basis to find out what specials we're offering to delight you and enrich your holiday celebrations.

Christmas with Madrigalia 2021


Mon 12/13 @ 12:00pm; rpt Thu 12/23 @ 3:00pm

Christmas with Madrigalia celebrates the excitement and joy of the holiday season with traditional carols and anthems from the Medieval era through the 21st century. This one-hour program, recorded live (encore) in concert, features beautiful music by Michael Praetorius, Andreas Hammerschmidt, Ola Gjeilo, Alice Parker, and Craig Hella Johnson, along with a number of Cary Ratcliff’s own arrangements.

Michael Praetorius: En Natus Est Emmanuel
Michael Praetorius: Singt Und Klingt
Trad. 16th Century Spanish: E La Don Don
Cary Ratcliff: Masters in This Hall
Andreas Hammerschmidt: Alleluia Rejoice
Ola Gjeilo: Serenity
David Conte: The Snow Lay on the Ground
Paul Lohman: What Child
Cary Ratcliff: Personent Hodie
Alice Parker: Hacia Belén va un borrico
Ron Center: There is no Rose
Cary Ratcliff: When There is no Star
Craig Hella Johnson: Lo, How a Rose/The Rose
John Rutter: What Sweeter Music
Traditional English: The Holly and the Ivy