Holiday Fireside Chat

December 23, 2022, 8:00 pm

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Celebrate the holidays on Sounds Classical as hosts Kristina Lynn and LaRob K. Rafael share reflective musical memories near the fireside. Some of their radio colleagues join the conversation throughout the program filled with classical and non-classical sounds to warm your heart this season.


Hugh Martin: “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”
Frank Sinatra

Herbert Howells: Long, Long Ago
The Rudolfus Choir: Ralph Allwood, conductor

Traditional English: “The Cherry-Tree Carol”
Joan Baez

George Frideric Handel: Chorus, “For unto us a child is born” from Messiah
Les Arts Florissants: William Christie, conductor

Michael Praetorius: “Es ist ein Ros’ entsprungen”

Jonny Greenwood: “House of Woodcock” from Phantom Thread
London Contemporary Orchestra: Robert Ames, conductor

Steve Allen: “Gravy Waltz”
Herb Ellis

Gian Carlo Menotti: Amahl and the Night Visitors Orchestral Suite
Atlanta Symphony: Robert Shaw, conductor

George Frideric Handel: Messiah Chorus, “Hallelujah”
Gabrieli Consort and Players: Paul McCreesh, conductor

Guests Featured
Marilyn Rea Beyer, Oliver Camacho, Keegan Morris, George Preston, Adela Skowronski, and Jan Weller