Holiday Programming

Through Christmas Day

Classical Programs – Morning Classics, Perspective, & Serenade

Dave Garner, Mindy Heusel, and Michael Wahlmann mix in holiday favorites from the WVIK library.

Sunday, December 4, 2:00 pm

Sunday Perspective with Mindy Heusel

Music for the second Sunday of Advent.

Sunday, December 11, 2:00 pm

Sunday Perspective with Mindy Heusel

Music for Gaudete Sunday, the third Sunday of Advent.

Sunday, December 18 at 2:00 pm

Amahl and the Night Visitors

Mindy Heusel features Gian Carlo Menotti’s Christmas classic as part of her Sunday Perspective program.

Monday, December 19 through Friday, December 23, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm 

Morning Classics with Dave Garner & Perspective with Mindy Heusel

A full week of morning and afternoon music for the holiday season, including traditional and less-familiar favorites.

Monday, December 19, 7:00 pm

Tinsel Tales 3

Lynn Neary hosts an hour of funny, touching, insightful, and surprising stories from the NPR archive.

Saturday, December 24 at Noon


Don Wooten and Roald Tweet’s Christmas Eve Special

Saturday, December 24  at 1:00 pm

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

From Cambridge, England, the legendary Christmas service performed by the King’s College Choir.

Saturday, December 24 at 3:00 pm 

Carols & Cheer

Favorite carols of the season performed by the leading artists and ensembles of today

Saturday, December 24 at 8:00 pm

RME Radio Hour

Ellis Kell presents roots music with a Christmas twist.

Saturday, December 24 at 9:00 pm

Swing Shift

Don Wooten brings you the Christmas edition his weekly swing program.

Saturday, December 24 at 10:00 pm

Jazz After Hours

Don Wooten continues the jazz on Christmas Eve with a special edition of Jazz After Hours.

SundayDecember 25th at 9:00 am

A Chanticleer Christmas

One of America’s premiere male vocal ensembles celebrates Christmas with arrangements of classic and contemporary carols.

SundayDecember 25th at 10:00 am

A Nova Christmas

Music Director Laura Lane leads Nova Singers in their annual concert of Christmas favorites.

Sunday, December 25th at 12:00 pm

Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

A tradition of artistry continues with familiar carols, lesser-known melodies, and new classics.

SundayDecember 25th at 1:00 pm

St. Olaf Christmas Festival

Hymns, carols, choral works, and orchestral selections celebrating the nativity from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN.

Sunday, December 25th at 3:00 pm

Welcome Christmas

Joyful holiday classics, new and old, from the Minneapolis-based chorus, VocalEssence.

Sunday, December 25 at 7:00 pm

Handel Oratorio Society: Messiah                                          

Jon Hurty and the Handel Oratorio Society chorus, orchestra and soloists present a Quad City holiday tradition – selections from Handel’s classic concentrating on the Christmas story.

Monday, December 26th at 7:00 pm

Hanukkah Lights 2016

Hanukkah stories by acclaimed authors, hosted by Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz.

SundayJanuary 1st at 10:00 am

New Year's Day from Vienna

The Vienna Philharmonic presents its annual concert from the Golden Hall of the Musikverein in Vienna.