J. Reilly Lewis conducts the Cathedral Choral Society in an all-Beethoven concert on Sunday, March 13, 2011 at 4 at Washington National Cathedral. Edward Newman is pianist in the Choral Fantasy, and the major work on the program is the great Missa Solemnis. Classical WETA Morning host David Ginder speaks with Maestro Lewis about this Beethoven masterpiece, and his extremely challenging writing for singers.
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