A Thanksgiving of American Folk Hymns
November 25 at 8am and 2pm
Thanksgiving is a time for gathering with loved ones to give thanks to God for the bounties of life. It’s a heartwarming holiday which opens the festive season. In this special, enjoy music performed by BYU’s combined choirs and philharmonic. In addition, learn about the history of this uniquely American holiday.
Every Good Thing
November 25 at 9am and 3pm
On Thanksgiving, host Andrea Blain and classical music fans from all around the country take some time to give thanks and celebrate one of life's most meaningful gifts: music.
November 25 at 10am and 4pm
Giving Thanks founds the way Thanksgiving feels: inviting, warm, and festive. It's a contemporary, thoughtful celebration of the spirit of the holiday. Special guests Shanley Tucci and Naomi Shihab Nye join our Thanksgiving table, and music from Eric Whitacre, Bach, Copland, and more complete the scene.
A Feast for the Ears
November 25 at noon
A melodic and intriguing exploration of Thanksgiving history, lore and roots in early European harvest festivals, as well as a thoughtful examination of the holiday's evolution and contemporary traditions. Enjoy highlights music by American composers such as Aaron Copland, Virgil Thomson, William Billings and Charles Ives, along with some undiscovered treasures by Rick Sowash and Mark O’Connor.
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