Triad Arts Weekend Holiday Celebration Part One

Triad Arts Weekend Holiday Celebration Part One

1:00pm Dec 20, 2013
Singer Martha Bassett and members of the Carolina Chamber Symphony Players Jazz Trio, pianist Federico Pivetta, bassist Matt Kendrick, and drummer John Wilson.

Every year around this time there’s an enormous variety of artful holiday traditions going on here in the Triad. Dance, music, theatre, art, you’ll find it all, and frankly, there just aren’t enough hours in the day to attend every event. But today on Triad Arts Holiday Celebration, gonna have our fruit cake and eat it too. First off, we’ll hear lots of outstanding music—holiday favorites, plus some completely original sounds of the season. We’ve also got poems, short stories and essays that explore this magical time of year. The best part is, for the next hour everything you'll hear will be performed by a group of incredibly talented musicians, poets and writers who each call the Piedmont home. It’s a Triad Arts Holiday Celebration.

Thank you to the talented artists in our community.  Today's show features the following groups/artists (in order of their appearance on the show):

Carolina Brass: We Wish You a Merry Christmas

High Point University Choir: Lo How A Rose

Sharon Fogarty and Luke Payne: Greensleeves

Joe Mills: Ascension

NC Shakes: A Christmas Carol: Overture by David Bishop

Andrew Willis: George Cumb’s A Little Suite for Christmas, A.D. 1979 (Carol of the Bells and Canticle of the Holy Night)

Jeffrey Dean Foster: Christmas Must Be Tonight

Letters from Home (1): I’ll Be Home for Christmas

Sheila Whitley (1): Naomi’s Christmas

Russell Thomas: Jesus is Alive from the CD Morning Train

Bel Canto (1): The First Noel

Gaurang Doshi: Bairagi Drut Gat

Triad Pride Men’s Chorus: Sleigh Bells

Jeff Lathery: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (electronic music)

Larry Davis: O Little Town of Bethlehem

From all of us here at 88.5 WFDD, Happy Holidays.

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