VocalEssence performs Christmas carols in MPR studios

Members of VocalEssence perform Christmas carols that "didn't make the cut" Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 at the MPR Studios in St. Paul.
MPR Photo/Jennifer Simonson

Whether you love or hate Christmas carols, you can't escape them during the holiday season.

VocalEssence artistic director Phillip Brunelle and members of VocalEssence will join The Daily Circuit Wednesday, Dec. 5 to give us the good, the bad and the ugly.

They will sing some of the classics, talk about their origins and introduce us to some carols we may have never heard before.

Christmas Carols: Why do we keep singing them? (Slate)

Decoding Christmas carol lyrics' history (Chicago Tribune)

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