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The NY Philharmonic Winter Holiday Special: Dec. 25th, 8 pm on HD-2

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Don't miss the annual Winter Holiday broadcast from the New York Philharmonic. This year's program is culled from the ensemble's extensive recorded archives - music that's perfect for the season.  Skitch Henderson makes an appearance as well. Christmas Day at 8 pm on the All-Classical Stream and HD-2.

Highlights:

Mozart:  German Dance in C, K. 605, Sleigh Ride (Leonard Bernstein, conductor)

Tchaikovsky:  Symphony No. 1, Winter Dreams

Arr. Henderson: Selections from Winter Holiday, 1961-62

Prokofiev:  Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67 (Leonard Bernstein, narrator/conductor)

Strauss II:  Overture to Die Fledermaus (Danny Kaye, conductor)

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