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‘Christmas at Belmont’ & Other Holiday Specials on NPT this Season

Published on December 13, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

We’ve decorated our December schedule with holiday specials, including new episodes of Call the Midwife and Last Tango in Halifax. The 2017 Christmas at Belmont is the shining star atop our programming tree. Grammy-winning musician Sheryl Crow hosts the holiday concert recorded at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center and Belmont’s McAfee Concert Hall. Christmas at Belmont […]

‘Christmas at Belmont’ w/Sheryl Crow Premieres Dec. 14 on NPT; on PBS Dec. 22

Published on December 9, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

A brand-new Christmas at Belmont holiday concert premieres on NPT Thursday, Dec. 14, at 8 p.m. and airs on PBS member stations across the country – including NPT – on Friday, Dec. 22, at 8 p.m. CT. Grammy-winning musician Sheryl Crow hosts the 2017 concert, which was recorded Dec. 4 in Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center […]

‘Downton Abbey’ Marathon Anchors NPT’s 2016 Holiday Programming

Published on December 16, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – if you love Downton Abbey, because we’re showing every episode from all six seasons over Christmas weekend. The marathon starts Friday, Dec. 23, at 8 p.m. and concludes Monday, Dec. 26, 10:30 p.m. We’ll leave Downton briefly to air a new Call the Midwife Holiday Special […]

Enjoy Victorian Holiday Celebrations in Advance of Victoria on Masterpiece

Published on December 3, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

Victoria on Masterpiece premieres with a two-hour special, Sunday, Jan. 15, at 8 p.m. This new series follows the feisty teen queen’s reign after she ascended the British throne in 1837 and features finely appointed interiors, lavish costumes and extravagant ballroom scenes as it provides a look at the woman who gave her name to […]

How do you holiday? Here’s how we do it at NPT

Published on December 5, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

Let’s face it: The holiday season unleashes some of the worst of everything, from cheesy renditions of holiday songs to marathons of movies involving curiously high numbers of adults who (SPOILER ALERT) still believe in Santa. But we do things differently here at NPT. We’ve spiked our schedule with enough holiday programming to lift your […]

Christmas at Belmont (Bonus Videos)

Published on December 19, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

Christmas at Belmont, the NPT original production of traditional and classical holiday music and carols performed by students of Belmont University’s School of Music at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center, premieres locally tonight, Thursday, December 19 at 8:00 p.m. on NPT, and nationally tomorrow night, Friday, December 20 at 9:00 p.m. on PBS stations nationwide (including […]

Acclaimed Mezzo-Soprano Denyce Graves to Host `Christmas at Belmont (2013)`

Published on November 12, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

Hosted by internationally renowned mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves and taped at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center, nearly 700 student musicians join the Belmont School of Music faculty and the Nashville Children’s Choir later this month for the taping of Christmas at Belmont. Produced by Nashville Public Television (NPT), the annual production of traditional carols, classical masterworks, world music […]

FLAMING CHRISTMAS FIREBALLS

Published on December 19, 2007 By Joe Pagetta

I know that’s redundant, but it’s more accurate. This Thursday night, December 20, will be a stellar night of television on NPT. Yes, we have the premiere of the new NPT production CHRISTMAS AT BELMONT (2007) with host Melinda Doolittle at 8:00 p.m. It’s an advance look at the festive show from the Schermerhorn before […]

MELINDA DOOLITTLE TO HOST CHRISTMAS AT BELMONT 2007

Published on October 16, 2007 By Joe Pagetta

The eyes of the nation will soon be on Nashville, its stunning Symphony Center, its world-class school of music and one of its favorite daughters. In case you missed the announcement last week, Belmont University graduate (’99) and American Idol finalist Melinda Doolittle will host the 2007 Christmas at Belmont concert, a production of Nashville […]