New Years special programming http://hppr.org en A Paul Winter Solstice 2013: Tuesday, Dec 31 at 10 am CT http://hppr.org/post/paul-winter-solstice-2013-tuesday-dec-31-10-am-ct <p></p><p>One of NPR's most popular holiday specials returns with new talent and old friends. Malian singer Abdoulaye Diabate joins The Paul Winter Consort with Paul McCandless, the Drummers of The Fores of Nature, Gospel vocalist Theresa Thomason, and the historic reassembly of the Paul Winter Sextet in the World's Largest Gothic Cathedral -- New York's Cathedral of St. John the Divine. WNYC'S John Schaefer hosts this NPR holiday broadcast favorite.<br /> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 00:50:19 +0000 Dale Bolton 9708 at http://hppr.org A Paul Winter Solstice 2013: Tuesday, Dec 31 at 10 am CT Toast of the Nation: Tuesday, Dec 31 at 9 pm CT http://hppr.org/post/toast-nation-tuesday-dec-31-9-pm-ct <p>An NPR tradition every New Year's Eve since the 1970s, Toast of the Nation is perfect for the occasion. It's jazz that you can party to, all night from coast to coast, with countdowns to midnight in all four continental time zones. Spirited, improvised, grooving and swinging, each segment is a stop in a sequence of celebrations and contributing something new to the musical feast. &nbsp;Headliner Wynton Marsalis rings in 2013 Eastern Time playing the music of Louis Armstrong's Hot Fives &amp; Sevens, live from Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, presented by Jazz at Lincoln Center. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 00:40:00 +0000 Dale Bolton 9803 at http://hppr.org Toast of the Nation: Tuesday, Dec 31 at 9 pm CT New Year's Day Live from Vienna: Wednesday, Jan 1 at 10 am CT http://hppr.org/post/new-years-day-live-vienna-wednesday-jan-1-10-am-ct <p>The Vienna Philharmonic presents its ever popular annual New Year's Day concert from the Golden Hall of the Musikverein in Vienna. You'll hear your favorite waltzes, polkas and more -- a festive way to start off the New Year. &nbsp;<b><a href="http://www.wienerphilharmoniker.at/index.php?set_language=en&amp;cccpage=newyearsconcert">Click here</a></b> for full details of the concert and its long tradition or <b><a href="http://www.wienerphilharmoniker.at/upload/files/njk_2013_programm_en.pdf">download a copy of this year’s concert program</a></b>.</p><p class="Description"><o:p></o:p></p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0000 Dale Bolton 9804 at http://hppr.org New Year's Day Live from Vienna: Wednesday, Jan 1 at 10 am CT