Celebrate the magic of the holiday season with this month’s special slate of musical performances and seasonal programs. From fan favorites such as the Call the Midwife: Holiday Special and Christmas with the Tabernacle Choir to new titles such as Christmas with Mary Berry and Friends, KET’s holiday programs are sure to make the season bright. Check back here throughout the season as new programs are added.
Anthony Williams’ Urban Nutcracker
A modern spin on the 19th-century fairy tale, featuring classical ballet, urban tap, hip-hop, swing, flamenco, step and other dance forms.
Call the Midwife Holiday Special
With Christmas approaching, the midwives move to their maternity clinic and are delighted when their first patient is a familiar face.
Christmas at Belmont
Belmont University students perform classic songs and holiday favorites in the new Fisher Center for the Performing Arts in Nashville.
Craft in America: Holiday
Clay artist Susan Garson creates Chanukah menorahs, daring chefs make lavish gingerbread houses, and more.
Ella Wishes You a Swingin’ Christmas with Vanessa Williams
Enjoy an evening celebrating Ella Fitzgerald’s iconic album of holiday classics presented by the American Pops Orchestra with host and vocalist Vanessa Williams.
Happy Holidays with Bing and Frank
This timeless favorite features the magical combination of Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby in a 1957 special in which they swap Christmas carols.
Lucy Worsley’s 12 Days of Tudor Christmas
Join Lucy Worsley as she discovers that much of what we enjoy in contemporary Christmas has surprising Tudor origins.
Mary Berry’s Ultimate Christmas
Join Mary Berry and her celebrity pals as they prepare a three-course feast and offer tips on making “a fool-proof Christmas dinner.”
The Nutcracker and the Mouse King
Conceived by John Mauceri this re-imagination of Tchaikovsky’s, “The Nutcracker” is based on E.T.A. Hoffmann’s 1816 book. Alan Cumming tells the story of a prince who got put into a nutcracker. Unlike the ballet, we learn what happens when the young girl grows up.
The Real Bedford Falls: It’s a Wonderful Life
This special program explores the connections between Seneca Falls, New York, and Bedford Falls, the fictional setting of the beloved movie, It’s A Wonderful Life.
United in Song 2022: Ringing in the New Year Together
Ring in the New Year with these star-studded concert performances that celebrate what brings us together as Americans.