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Upcoming Specials
organ fest vii (excerpts)
Sundays at 8:45pm
Join Classical 89 for broadcasts of Organ Fest VII recorded in August at The Cathedral of the Madeleine. The standing-room only concert featured organists from the Salt Lake Tabernacle – Richard Elliott, Clay Christiansen, Andrew Unsworth, Bonnie Goodliffe, and Linda Margetts, and the newly appointed organist at The Cathedral of the Madeleine, Gabriele Terrone. The program was presented in honor of a recently departed colleague, organist Douglas E. Bush.

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music for a sunday morning
Sundays at 8am
Each season of life and each time of day calls for a match in music. That’s why Classical 89 devotes three hours each Sunday to choral splendor. It’s a perfect match. Don’t miss it this weekend.

election night report
November 4 at 8pm
Classical 89 will bring you election night news and commentary, including results from the Utah Colleges Exit Poll.

byu philharmonic live
November 14 at 7:30pm
Join Classical 89 as we bring you a live broadcast by the extraordinary BYU Philharmonic, conducted by Kory Katseanes. The program includes Mendelssohn’s Hebrides, Dvorak’s 7th Symphony, as well as a world premiere by Neil Thornock called “Am strigat…am legat” featuring trombone soloist Will Kimball.

A Thanksgiving of american folk hymns
November 27 at 8am and 1p
Thanksgiving is a time for gathering with loved ones to give thanks to God for the bounties of life. It’s a heartwarming holiday which opens the festive season. In this special, enjoy music performed by BYU’s combined choirs and philharmonic. In addition, learn about the history of this uniquely American holiday.

Giving Thanks
November 27 at 9am and 2p
For listeners in the kitchen, on the road, or relaxing after the feast, Giving Thanks provides the perfect atmosphere for Thanksgiving: the warmth of great music, and truly memorable words which reflect on the meaning of the holiday. No clichés about pilgrims and pumpkin pies here. Instead, a contemporary celebration of the spirit of gratitude.

A Feast for the Ears
November 27 at 10am and 3
A melodic and intriguing exploration of Thanksgiving history, lore and roots in early European harvest festivals, as well as a thoughtful examination of the holiday's evolution and contemporary traditions. Enjoy highlights music by American composers such as Aaron Copland, Virgil Thomson, William Billings and Charles Ives, along with some undiscovered treasures by Rick Sowash and Mark O’Connor.

Thanksgiving With Cantus
November 27 at noon and 5
Cantus is one of America's most accomplished vocal ensembles. Tune in for music that will put just the right touch on your Thanksgiving celebration.