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December 2020 Program Highlights:

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 8:00pm

Rochester, NY – In partnership with The Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation, Maestro Luke Frazier and American Pop Orchestra (APO) present a new take on Ella’s classic 1960 holiday album, Ella Wishes You a Swinging Christmas, performed in its entirety by a stellar lineup of artists.

Monday, December 7, 2020 - 6:00am

(Rochester, NY) – In celebration of the 250th birth anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven, WXXI Classical hosts and staff will be sharing their favorite works by Beethoven Monday, December 7- Friday, December 18 throughout each day on FM 91.5. The celebration will culminate with the complete airing of Beethoven’s massive Symphony No.

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 - 9:00pm

(Rochester, NY) -- Celebrate the season with amazing holiday performances from The Tiny Desk Concert series including Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Steve Martin, Hanson, The Polyphonic Spree and more! Hosted by NPR Music frenemies Bob Boilen and Stephen Thompson, The Big Tiny Desk Holiday Special airs Tuesday, December 22 at 9 p.m. on WRUR-FM 88.5.



Kristin Tutino

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