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John Toal presents a weekly classical music show with popular classics and new releases. Includes live performances, news and features.

1 hour, 57 minutes

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    For Unto Us A Child is Born from Messiah

    Performer: The Dunedin Consort and Players. Performer: John Butt.
  • John Rutter

    Star Carol from The John Rutter Songbook

    Performer: The Cambridge Singers. Performer: City of London Sinfonia. Performer: John Rutter.
  • John Gardner

    Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day

    Performer: The Choir of Jesus Cambridge. Performer: Mark Williams.
  • Victor Hely-Hutchinson

    Allegro Energico (Adeste Fidelius) from A Carol Symphony

    Performer: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer: Gavin Sutherland.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Hark the Jerald Angels Sing

    Performer: The Priests. Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • James Galway, Zurich Radio Orchestra & John Georgiadis

    Fantasia on In Dulci Jubilo

    Music Arranger: David Overton.
  • Philip Stopford

    Lulla, Lulla, Lullay

    Performer: The Ecclesium Choir. Performer: Philip Stopford.
  • Leroy Anderson

    Sleigh Ride

    Performer: Renée Fleming. Performer: Wynton Marsalis.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Ave Maria

    Performer: Julian Lloyd Webber. Composer: Charles‐François Gounod.
  • Michael Praetorius

    Es ist ein ros entsprungen

    Performer: Melisma.
  • Trad

    Coventry Carol

    Performer: Melisma.
  • Walter Kent

    I'll be Home for Christmas

    Performer: Melisma. Composer: Buck Ram.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Interlude from A Ceremony of Carols

    Performer: Sally Pryce.
  • Morten Lauridsen

    O Magnum Mysterium

    Performer: Handel and Haydn Society. Performer: Harry Christophers.
  • Thomas Clark of Cantebury

    While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks By Night

    Performer: Psalmody. Performer: The Parley of Instruments. Performer: Peter Holman.
  • Trad

    Angels We Have Heard On High

    Performer: Andrea Bocelli.
  • Johnny Marks

    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

    Performer: James Galway. Performer: Michael McHale.
  • Matheo Flecha the Elder

    Rui Rui Chiu

    Performer: Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge. Performer: Andrew Nethsingha.
  • Nigel Hess

    Ding Dong Merrily on High

    Music Arranger: Nigel Hess.
  • Hugh Martin

    Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

    Performer: Craig Ogden. Composer: Ralph Blane.
  • Adolphe Adam

    O Holy Night

    Performer: The Cambridge Singers. Performer: City of London Sinfonia. Performer: John Rutter.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    A Christmas Festival

    Performer: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Performer: Christopher Bell.