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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

Messiah

George Frideric Handel
Gillian Keith (soprano) Claire Wilkinson (mezzo-soprano) Rufus Müller (tenor) Matthew Brook (bass) Washington National Cathedral Choir and Baroque Orchestra Michael McCarthy (conductor)

Recorded Live in Concert at Washington National Cathedral

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http://www.arkivmusic.com/classical/Playlist?source=WETA&date=201503292101&labelcat=Recorded Live in Concert at Washington National Cathedral

Choral Showcase

Bach Month

9:01 pm

St John Passion

Johann Sebastian Bach
Rufus Müller (tenor) [Evangelist] Brendan Curran (bass) [Jesus] Elizabeth Cragg (soprano) Roger Isaacs (countertenor) Nicholas Phan (tenor) Summer Thompson (bass) Richard Giarusso [Pilate] Doris Farje [Ancilla] Douglas Yocum [Peter] Nicholas Fichter [Servent 1] Lawrence Reppert [Servent 2] Washington National Cathedral Choir and Baroque Orchestra Michael McCarthy (conductor)

Recorded Live in Concert at Washington National Cathedral

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http://www.arkivmusic.com/classical/Playlist?source=WETA&date=201503222101&labelcat=Recorded Live in Concert at Washington National Cathedral

Choral Showcase

9:01 pm

Symphony #8

Gustav Mahler
Jennifer Check (soprano) Rebecca Nash (soprano) Jennifer Welch-Babidge (soprano) Ann McMahon Quintero (mezzo-soprano) Robynne Redmon (mezzo-soprano) Gregory Carroll (tenor) Lester Lynch (baritone) Jason Grant (bass) Christopher Newport University Chamber Choir Old Dominion University Concert Choir Richmond Symphony Chorus Virginia Children's Chorus Virginia Symphony Orchestra Chorus Virginia Symphony Orchestra JoAnn Falletta (conductor)

Hampton Roads Classics 009

Mahler
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http://www.arkivmusic.com/classical/Playlist?source=WETA&date=201503152101&labelcat=Hampton Roads Classics 009

Choral Showcase

9:01 pm

Ein deutsches Requiem (A German Requiem)

Johannes Brahms
Anna Lucia Richter (soprano) Stephan Genz (baritone) MDR Radio Chorus MDR Radio Symphony Orchestra Marin Alsop (conductor)

Naxos 572.996

Brahms
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http://www.arkivmusic.com/classical/Playlist?source=WETA&date=201503082101&labelcat=Naxos 572.996

Choral Showcase

9:25 pm

Mass for Double Choir: Gloria and Credo

Frank Martin
Gloriæ Dei Cantores Elizabeth C. Patterson (conductor)

Gloriæ Dei Cantores 048

Mandorla
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http://www.arkivmusic.com/classical/Playlist?source=WETA&date=201503012125&labelcat=Gloriæ Dei Cantores 048

Choral Showcase

9:01 pm

Missa "O magnum mysterum"

Tomás Luis de Victoria
Willard White (bass) [Elijah] Rosalind Plowright (soprano) [The Widow; Angel] Linda Finnie (alto) [Angel; The Queen] Arthur Davies (tenor) [Obadiah; Ahab] Jeremy Budd (treble) [The Youth] London Symphony Chorus London Symphony Orchestra Roderick Elms (organ) Richard Hickox (conductor)

Naxos 550.575

Early Music: Victoria
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http://www.arkivmusic.com/classical/Playlist?source=WETA&date=201503012101&labelcat=Naxos 550.575

Messiah from the Cathedral

Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 9:00pm

St. John from the Cathedral

Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 9:00pm

Messiah from the Cathedral

Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 9:00pm

St. John Passion from the Cathedral

Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 9:00pm

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