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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.

December Holiday Specials & Celebrating Beethoven's 250th

As the old carol states, "Yes, we need a little Christmas, right this very minute, candles in the window, carols at the spinnet," and WXXI Classical has you covered, young and old, Chanukah or Christmas, local favorites or national traditions.  Below is a summary of special programs, with specific posts for each with details. You can also download our Holiday Songbook that has all the holiday repertoire as compiled by Music Director Julia Figueras, and complete listings for 12 Days of Ludwig, a celebration of Beethoven's 250th.

12/10-12/17 – 1:00p Eight Nights of Chanukah
12/10 8:00p Chicago Symphony Messiah
12/11 3:00p Hanukah Lights 2020
12/13 8:00p Pipedreams: A Christmas Fete
12/14 3:00p Welcome Christmas
12/15 3:00p 365 Holidays with the Canadian Brass
12/16 12:00p Candles Burning Brightly
12/17 3:00p Christmas with the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square
12/18 12:00p A Baroque Noel with Pegasus Early Music
6:00p A Holiday PRISM
12/20 8:00p Pipedreams: Make We Merry
12/21 3:00p Paul Winter’s Annual Winter Solstice Celebration
12/22 3:00p A Rochester Festival of Lessons and Carols
8:00p Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Messiah
12/23 3:00p A Chanticleer Christmas

12/24 10:00a A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
3:00p The Washington Symphonic Brass Holiday Special
10:00p Fiesta! Latin American Christmas Carols
11:00p A Rochester Festival of Lessons and Carols

6:00p A Soulful Christmas

12/25 8:00a St. Olaf Christmas Festival
2:00p Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Messiah 2019
6:00p Christmas with Madrigalia
10:00p An Echoes Christmas
12/26 12:00p Hollywood Holiday
6:00p The Christmas Revels: In Celebration of the Winter Holidays
12/27 8:00p Pipedreams: American Organist’s Christmas
1/1/21 11:00a New Year’s Day from Vienna 2021