via WAMC: A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, Live from King’s College

Sunday, December 24th 2017 at 10:00 am

Hosted by Michael Barone, this is a live broadcast from the chapel of King’s College in Cambridge, England. The 30-voice King’s College Choir performs the legendary Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols.

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols is the Christmas Eve service held in King’s College Chapel. The Festival was introduced in 1918 to bring a more imaginative approach to worship. It was first broadcast in 1928 and is now broadcast to millions of people around the world.

The service includes carols and readings from the Bible. The opening carol is always ‘Once in Royal David’s City’, and the King’s College Choir has performed a newly written carol at the famous Christmas Eve service A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols every Christmas since 1983. This year’s carol – the 35th carol commissioned by King’s for the Festival – is by Welsh composer Huw Watkins.

Click here for the 2017 program booklet.

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