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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.

A Soulful Christmas, Tue 12/28/21, 3:00pm


Julie Amacher & Tesfa Wondemagegnehu, co-host this uplifting Christmas special that features Black music and composers. A Soulful Christmas celebrates classical music by Black artists, while exploring Spirituals, Gospel Music, Jazz and other Black musical traditions. You'll hear performances by

G.F. Handel/Jones: Every Valley/A Soulful Messiah – Quincy Jones & Friends

G.F: Joy To The World – Take Six

Franz Gruber: Silent Night – Take Six

(trad.) Keep Your Lamps Trimmed and Burning – St. Olaf Choir

(trad.) Arr. Andre Thomas: Here’s A Pretty Little Baby – St. Olaf Choir

(trad.) Go Where I Send Thee – St. Olaf Choir

William Dawson: Hail Mary – St. Olaf Choir

Jester Hairston: Mary’s Little Boy Child – St. Olaf Choir

Richard Smallwood: A Christmas Medley – Richard Smallwood

Margaret Bonds: The Ballad of the Brown King – Dessoff Choirs

Robert MacGimsey: Sweet Little Jesus Boy: NaGuanda Nobles

Moses Hogan: Glory, Glory To the Newborn King:   - Moses Hogan Chorale

G.F. Handel/Jones: Hallelujiah/A Soulful Messiah – Quincey Jones & Friends