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Holiday Programs

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Silent Night
Tuesday, December 6, at 8:00 pm on CET ARTS
This acclaimed opera recounts the true story of the World War I Christmas Eve truce in 1914.

Christmas in Belmont
Saturday, December 10, at 8:00 pm on CET ARTS
Kathy Mattea hosts a night of traditional carols, classical masterworks and seasonal favorites.

FRONTLINE: From Jesus to Christ
Tuesday, December 13, at 10:00 pm on CET
Tuesday, December 20, at 10:00 pm on CET
Frontline explores the life of Jesus and depicts on the origins of Christianity using historical evidence

Trans-Siberian Orchestra: Ghosts of Christmas Eve
Wednesday, December 14, at 8:00 pm on CET ARTS
Watch this Holiday special, about a young runaway who finds herself hiding in an abandoned theater on Christmas Eve.

Getting to the Nutcracker
Thursday, December 15, at 8:00 pm on CET ARTS
Enjoy a behind the scenes look at what it takes each year to produce the Nutcracker Ballet.

Joshua Bell’s Seasons of Cuba
Friday, December 16, at 9:00 pm on CET
Sunday, December 18, at 9:00 pm on CET ARTS
World-famous violinist leads an event showcasing musicians from America to Cuba.

Shaun Johnson Big Band Experience – The Spirit of the Season
Saturday, December 17, at 8:00 pm on CET ARTS
Tuesday, December 20, at 8:00 pm on CET Arts
The Emmy-winning tenor and member of the A Capella quartet Tonic Sol-Fa performs holiday classics.

European Christmas Markets
Saturday, December 17, at 8:30 pm on CET
Sunday, December 25, at 2:30 pm on CET
Visit charming markets in festively decorated cities and towns in Germany, France and Switzerland.

Happy Holidays with the Boston Pops
Saturday, December 17, at 9:00 pm on CET
Celebrate the New England holiday season with the Boston Pops and Tanglewood Festival Chorus.

Jordan Smith ‘Tis the Season
Saturday, December 17, at 9:00 pm on CET ARTS
Saturday, December 17, at 10:00 pm on CET
Jordan Smith, season nine winner of NBC’s The Voice, highlights his Christmas album in concert.

FRONTLINE: From Jesus to Christ
Sunday, December 18, at 3:00 pm on CET
Explore the life of Jesus and depict the origins of Christianity using historical evidence.

Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Featuring Laura Osnes… Martin Jarvis
Monday, December 19, at 9:00 pm on CET
Wednesday, December 21, at 9:00 pm on CET ARTS
Broadway star Laura Osnes and actor Martin Jarvis join the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra.

Tonic Sol-Fa: Greatest Time of Year
Tuesday, December 20, at 9:00 pm on CET ARTS
This segment highlights the foursome’s musical artistry and showmanship as they perform holiday favorites.

Holiday Handbells: The Raleigh Ringers
Wednesday, December 21, at 8:00 pm on CET ARTS
The acclaimed community handbell choir based in Raleigh, North Carolina performs their holiday favorites.

Wild Kratts: A Creature Christmas
Friday, December 23, at 5:00 pm on CET
The Wild Kratts receive an alert that their favorite creatures are disappearing around the globe!

The Lawrence Welk
Saturday, December 24, at 7:00 pm on CET
Norma, Randy and Mark Zimmer are the guests. “Silent Night” and “Oh Holy Night” are performed.

Christmas Carol: Theater of the Mind
Saturday, December 24, at 8:00 pm on CET ARTS
Take a journey back to the beloved Charles Dickens’ tale of Scrooge, presented with live sound effects.

Christmas on the Danube
Saturday, December 24, at 8:30 pm on CET
Sunday, December 25, at 2:00 pm on CET
Visit cities along the Danube River and explore the stunning European landscape, history and culture.

Southern Celtic Christmas Concert
Saturday, December 24, at 10:00 pm on CET
Watch as Celtic and Appalachian Christmas traditions are celebrated through music, poetry, dance and song.

Call the Midwife Holiday Special
Sunday, December 25, at 7:30 pm on CET
The Nonnatus House family visit South Africa after they receive an SOS call from a mission hospital.

Great Performances: Rejoice with Itzhak Perlman and Cantor Yitzchak Mier Helfgot
Friday, December 30, at 9:00 pm on CET
Legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman and celebrated cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot will perform together.

Hava Nagila (The Movie)
Friday, December 30, at 10:00 pm on CET
Harry Belafonte, Leonard Nimoy, Regina Spektor and others discuss the ubiquitous party song.

Live from Lincoln Center
Saturday, December 31, at 9:00 pm on CET
Ring in the New Year with a night of American classics, including works by Rodgers and Hammerstein.

Austin City Limits: Hall of Fame NYE Show
Saturday, December 31, at 11:00 pm on CET
Celebrate New Year’s Eve as Bonnie Raitt, B.B. King and Krist Kristofferson are inducted into the Hall of Fame.