* Atlanta Symphony: Christmas With Robert Shaw, 10 p.m. on MPT (also Friday at 9 p.m. on WETA).


* Christmas Gloria: Mormon Tabernacle Choir, 8 p.m. on MPT and WETA (also Saturday at 9 a.m. on WETA and 4 p.m. on MPT).

*Christmas at the U.S. Naval Academy, 9 p.m. on MPT (also Saturday at 5 on MPT).

* Jessye Norman: Home for the Holidays, 9 p.m. on WETA (also Friday at 9 on WHUT).

* Carols From Atlanta: Christmas Concert, 10 p.m. on MPT, 10:30 p.m. on WETA (also Thursday at 10 on WHUT).


* U.S. Naval Academy Presents Handel's Messiah, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on WNVT (also Friday at 10:30 p.m. and Saturday at 1 on WETA).

* Denyce Graves: A Cathedral Christmas, noon on WNVT (also Friday at

8 p.m. on WHUT, 11:30 p.m. on WETA).

* Christmas in Vienna, 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. on MPT (also Saturday at 6:30 a.m. on MPT).

* An Evening With the Howard University Choir,

8 p.m. on WHUT.

* Christmas Is Coming,

1 p.m. and 10 p.m. on WNVT, 9 p.m. on WHUT.

* Handel's Messiah: 80th Anniversary, 10 p.m. on MPT.


*Purdue University Christmas, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on WNVT.

* Joffrey Nutcracker, 12:30 p.m. on WETA (also Saturday at 10:30 a.m. on MPT, 11 a.m. on WHUT, 7 p.m. on WETA).

* Fort Lauderdale Christmas Pageant, 10 p.m. on MPT (also Saturday at 1 and 4 p.m. on WNVT, 7:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. on MPT).

* Caroling, Caroling, 11 p.m. on MPT (also Saturday at 3:30 p.m. on MPT).

* Christmas Eve at St. Peter's Basilica, 11:35 p.m. on WRC.

* An American Christmas, 11:35 p.m. on WUSA.


* Christmas Mass (Shrine of the Immaculate Conception), 8 a.m. on WHUT.

* Christmas at Washington National Cathedral, 9 a.m. on WJLA, 11 a.m. on WETA.

* Christmas at Christ Church (Oakbrook, Ill.), 9 a.m. on WGN.

* Christmas at St. Olaf, noon on WETA, 1 p.m. on MPT.