Watch Ben Folds and Boston-area artists perform holiday favorites, recorded live in the WGBH studios this year:
‘Tis the Night with Ben Folds & Friends features singer-songwriter Folds (artistic adviser of the National Symphony Orchestra), the Boston Children’s Chorus, Handel and Haydn Society, musicians from New England Conservatory and the Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum, dancer Caleb Teicher, and more.
Listen for your favorite carols and classics, including:
I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day (Boston Children’s Chorus)
“Hallelujah Chorus” from Handel’s Messiah (Handel and Haydn Society);
The Little Drummer Boy (Ben Folds and Caleb Teicher);
In the Bleak Midwinter (Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum);
Good King Wenceslas (Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum);
Silent Night (Aislinn Nosky and Ben Folds);
Ding Dong! Merrily on High (Handel and Haydn Society Chorus);
Ave Maria (musicians from New England Conservatory); and
We Wish You a Merry Christmas (Ben Folds, Caleb Teicher, and the Boston Children’s Chorus)
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Watch this behind-the-scenes interview with Folds, or learn more about the show.