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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.

All Britten!

Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 9:00pm

Czech Christmas Mass

Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 9:00pm

Missa Solemnis

Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 9:00pm

Choral Showcase

9:01 pm

Missa solemnis

Ludwig van Beethoven
Lucy Crowe (soprano) Jennifer Johnson (mezzo-soprano) James Gilchrist (tenor) Matthew Rose (bass) Monteverdi Choir Revolutionary & Romantic Orchestra John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

SDG 718

Beethoven
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http://www.arkivmusic.com/classical/Playlist?source=WETA&date=201412142101&labelcat=SDG 718

Christmas Oratorio

Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 9:00pm

Choral Showcase

9:01 pm

Christmas Oratorio

Johann Sebastian Bach
Lynda Russell (soprano) Catherine Wyn-Rogers (alto) Mark Padmore (tenor) [Evangelist] Michael George (bass) [Herod] Libby Crabtree (soprano) [Angel; Echo] The Sixteen Orchestra of The Sixteen Harry Christophers (conductor)

Collins 70282

Bach
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http://www.arkivmusic.com/classical/Playlist?source=WETA&date=201412072101&labelcat=Collins 70282

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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http://www.arkivmusic.com/classical/Playlist?source=WETA&date=201411302101&labelcat=RCA 57926

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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http://www.arkivmusic.com/classical/Playlist?source=WETA&date=201411232147&labelcat=Sterling 1045

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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http://www.arkivmusic.com/classical/Playlist?source=WETA&date=201411232101&labelcat=Harmonia Mundi 90.1502

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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http://www.arkivmusic.com/classical/Playlist?source=WETA&date=201411162140&labelcat=Delos 3176

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