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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.

Giving Thanks: A Celebration of Fall, Food & Gratitude, 11/23 @ 3pm


Giving Thanks celebrates its 25th year on public radio! This year’s show presents the best moments of a quarter century of great guests:

Foodies: Stanley Tucci, Nigella Lawson, Jacques Pepin, Calvin Trillin

  • Writers: Anne Lamott, Adam Gopnik, Julia Sweeney, Anna Quindlen, Deepak Chopra
  • Poets: Billy Collins, Rita Dove, Nikki Giovanni, Ada Limon. And classic poems read by Patrick Stewart, Bill Moyers, Studs Terkel
  • Musicians: Michael Tilson Thomas, John Rutter, Sir Stephen Hough
  • In Memoriam: John Updike, Wendy Wasserstein, Nora Ephron, Rabbi Harold Kushner

Giving Thanks sounds the way Thanksgiving feels: inviting, warm, and festive. No clichés about pilgrims and pumpkin pies. Instead, it’s a contemporary, thoughtful celebration of spirit of the holiday. For listeners up early in the kitchen, on the road to a family gathering, or relaxing after the feast, Giving Thanks provides the perfect atmosphere for Thanksgiving: the warmth of great music, and truly memorable words.