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Holiday Programming 2021

HPR Holiday Programming 2021
Valeria Vinnik

We've got a full lineup of holiday programming to get you in a festive mood.

Listen on-air or stream online on our website, on our free mobile app, or on your smart speaker.

Holiday programming is sponsored by Corcoran Pacific Properties.

Thursday, November 25 - Thanksgiving Day

10 a.m. The Splendid Table - Turkey Confidential

Friday, November 26

11 a.m. Intelligence Squared Special - Are Booster Shots Unethical?

Saturday, December 18

5 p.m. - Singing and Other Sins - Highlights from Bach’s Christmas Oratorio

Tuesday, December 21

8 p.m. Paul Winter’s 42nd Annual Winter Solstice Celebration (1 hour; Evening Jazz will air from 9-10 p.m.)

6 p.m. Evening Concert - Winter Solstice Program with Judy Anderson

Thursday, December 23

6 p.m. Evening Concert - Holiday Program & Special Guest with Sharene Keli‘ipunilei Lum Taba

Friday, December 24 - Christmas Eve

11 a.m. Intelligence Squared US Debate - Is Amazon Good for Small Business? 

8 a.m. Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols (2 hours)
10 a.m. St. Olaf Christmas Festival
6 p.m. Evening Concert - Christmas Eve Celebration

Saturday, December 25 - Christmas Day

7 a.m. The Christmas Connection
8 a.m. Handel and Haydn Christmas
9 a.m. The Christmas Revels: In Celebration of the Winter Solstice (2 hours)
11 a.m. Messiah with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (2 hours)
1 p.m. Opera - Verdi’s AIDA
5 p.m. Singing and Other Sins - Christmas Carols Sung by the Greats
6 p.m. The Early Muse - Holiday Show

Friday, December 31 - New Year's Eve

11 a.m. Selected Shorts: Holiday Hurdles with David Sedaris
10 p.m. Bridging the B-Sides with Jon Alan - New Year's Eve Special & Waikīkī Fireworks Countdown

Saturday, January 1 - New Year’s Day

11 a.m. New Year’s Day in Vienna (2 hrs)
1 p.m. MET Opera - Massenet’s Cinderella
5 p.m. Singing and Other Sins - New Year’s Day Show
6 p.m. The Early Muse - New Year’s Day Show

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Schedule subject to change. This page will be updated throughout the holiday season.