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Choral Showcase

Sundays at 9:00pm on Classical WETA 90.9FM

Tune in on Sundays at 9:00 pm for a wide variety of classical choral music from Washington and beyond — from perennial favorites to new discoveries, from Gregorian Chant to the present — programmed by Classical WETA Music Director, David Ginder.

Choral Showcase

9:01 pm

Symphony #8 "Symphony of a Thousand"

Gustav Mahler
Tonhalle Orchestra Zürich David Zinman (conductor) Melanie Diener (soprano) Juliane Banse (soprano) Lisa Larsson (soprano) Yvonne Naef (mezzo-soprano) Birgit Remmert (alto) Anthony Dean Griffey (tenor) Stephen Powell (baritone) Askar Abdrazakov (bass) Alfred Muff (bass) Swiss Chamber Chorus WDR Radio Chorus, Cologne Zurich Boys Choir Kaltbrunn Children's Choir

RCA 57926

Mahler
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Choral Showcase

9:47 pm

As You Like It

Wilhelm Stenhammar
Helén Finnberg (soprano) Caroline Sjöberg (soprano) Peter Boman (baritone) Helsingborg Concert Hall Choir Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra Arvo Volmer (conductor)

Sterling 1045

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Choral Showcase

9:01 pm

Music for "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

Felix Mendelssohn
Sandrine Piau (soprano) Delphine Collot (sprano) Chorus of the Chapelle Royale & Collegium Vocale Orchestre des Champs Elysees Philippe Herreweghe (conductor)

Harmonia Mundi 90.1502

Mendelssohn
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Choral Showcase

9:40 pm

Magnificat

Alan Hovhaness
Choirs and Orchestra of St. John's Cathedral, Denver Eric Plutz (organ) Donald Pearson (conductor)

Delos 3176

Hovhaness
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Choral Showcase

9:01 pm

Magnificat, Wq 215

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Elizabeth Watts (soprano) Weibke Lekmkuhl (alto) Lothar Odinius (tenor) Markus Eiche (bass) RIAS Chamber Choir Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin Hans-Christoph Rademann (conductor)

Harmonia Mundi 90.2167

Magnificat
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Choral Showcase

9:39 pm

Simple Mass

Alan Hovhaness
Gloriæ Dei Cantores James E. Jordan (organ) Elizabeth C. Patterson (conductor)

Gloriæ Dei Cantores 052

Alan Hovhaness
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Choral Showcase

9:27 pm

Seven Motets for the Church's Year

Ned Rorem
Grand Park Chorus Christopher Bell (conductor)

Cedille 90000.131

Rorem
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Choral Showcase

9:18 pm

Motet. "Schaffe in mir, Gott, ein Reines, Herz"

Johannes Brahms
Schutz Choir of London Roger Norrington (conductor)

Carus 83.117

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Choral Showcase

9:10 pm

Motet. "Dixit Dominus"

Jean-Baptiste Lully
Les Arts Florissants William Christie (conductor)

Harmonia Mundi 90.1274

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Choral Showcase

9:01 pm

Motet. "Heilig ist Gott", Wq 217

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Weibke Lekmkuhl (alto) RIAS Chamber Choir Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin Hans-Christoph Rademann (conductor)

Harmonia Mundi 90.2167

Magnificat
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