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Be Sure to Watch! Thanksgiving Day Programming

Posted on 18 Nov 2010

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Faith Hill, Joy to the World: A Soundstage Special Event Faith Hill, backed by an orchestra led by conductor David Campbell, sings favorites from her upcoming holiday album, Joy to the World, a collection of standards. This SOUNDSTAGE special features orchestral arrangements on the title track, "Joy to the World," and swinging, big-band versions of more lighthearted fare such as "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" and "Holly, Jolly Christmas." A choir joins Hill and the orchestra on more spiritual songs such as "O Come All Ye Faithful, " "Silent Night" and "A Baby Changes Everything." Faith Hill, Joy to the World: A Soundstage Special Event air Thursday, November 25 at 7:00 p.m.

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Michael McDonald - This Christmas: A Soundstage Special Event Michael McDonald combines yuletide favorites such as "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" and "White Christmas," the Stevie Wonder Motown classic "What Christmas Means to Me" and a few of his signature hits for a perfect blend of holiday cheer. McDonald's soulful, throaty baritone infuses a unique vocal styling that adds the perfect twist to everyone's holiday season. Michael McDonald - This Christmas: A Soundstage Special Event airs Thursday, November 25 at 8:00 p.m.

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Renaissance Christmas Rich in emotion and detail, the Christmas story has inspired centuries of beautiful music. Join Chicago's celebrated Music of the Baroque Chorus and Brass ensemble for A RENAISSANCE CHRISTMAS as they celebrate the soaring sounds of the holiday season. Joyful carols, solemn chants and vibrant works for brass create a pageant of sound -- as voices rise to the rafters and bells ring out in the exquisite Chapel of the Holy Spirit. Both Renaissance and Baroque pieces for chorus and brass are performed. Renaissance Christmas airs Thursday, November 25 at 9:00 p.m.

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