A Leroy Anderson Christmas: Dec. 23rd, 2 to 3 pm
Celebrate the holiday with A Leroy Anderson Christmas! This program contains a variety of beloved classic Christmas arrangements and original music by Leroy Anderson. Hosted by conductor Leonard Slatkin and the composer's son Kurt Anderson, the broadcast features recorded performances of Leroy Anderson's Christmas music with Leonard Slatkin conducting the BBC Concert Orchestra, and Leroy Anderson conducting his orchestra.
Listeners will also hear Leroy Anderson commenting on his inspiration for writing some of his famous Christmas music, and what Christmas means to him.