Holiday Programs on CET & ThinkTV
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From cooking to carols, CET and ThinkTV are joining the spirit with a full line-up of programs celebrating the holidays! We have a full listing of the programs available online: (http://www.cetconnect.org/featured-programs/holiday-programs/ and http://www.thinktv.org/air/featured-programs/holiday-programs/) but there are a few programs we wanted to highlight and give you a few additional details about...
Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Monday, Dec. 21, at 9pm on ThinkTV16 and CET
Wednesday, Dec. 23, at 8pm on CET Arts
Thursday, Dec. 24, at 10pm on ThinkTV16
Renowned star of stage and song Santino Fontana and the Muppets from Sesame Street join the world-famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square for a magical holiday extravaganza. Sesame Street has been educating and entertaining the world for more than 45 years, but this concert special marks the Muppets' first performance with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square. The concert includes a rendition of the classic carol from Sesame Street , “Keep Christmas With You,” “Sing a Christmas Carol” from Scrooge, “The Candy Man,” a charming medley of songs from Sesame Street programs and inspiring arrangements of sacred Christmas music.
St. Thomas Christmas: Jubilant Light 2015
Thursday, Dec. 24, at 10pm on CET
Saturday, Dec. 19, at 9pm on ThinkTV14
This Christmas season, the University of St. Thomas (UST) in Saint Paul, Minnesota is proud to share its musical artistry with audiences nationwide. The Christmas concert is a tradition for the entire St. Thomas community to celebrate the seasons of Advent and Christmas, while enjoying the amazing talents showcased by student ensembles performing in concert on a world-class stage. The one-hour holiday special celebrates the Advent and Christmas season by drawing from both the familiar traditional carols and innovative contemporary selections. The University's Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, Liturgical Choir, Women's Choir, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Brass Choir and the String Orchestra will all perform. A sampling of the music chosen to date includes a world premiere performance of “Jubilant Light” by the nationally acclaimed composer, James Stephenson.
Vicious Holiday Special
Friday, Dec. 25, at 10:30pm on CET and ThinkTV16
Freddie (Ian McKellen) and Stuart (Derek Jacobi) host a holiday soiree in their small central London flat. Ash (Iwan Rheon), their young upstairs neighbor, has volunteered to cook the meal, their feisty best friend Violet (Frances de la Tour) is up to her old tricks, and a wicked game of Truth or Dare brings up hidden truths — and surprises as well.