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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


Jean Sibelius
Eeva-Lilsa Saarinen (mezzo-soprano) Jorma Hynninen (baritone) State Academic Male Choir of Estonia Helsinki University Male Choir Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra Paavo Berglund (conductor)

EMI 65080

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Mahler's 8th

Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 9:00pm


Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 9:00pm


Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 9:00pm


Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 9:00pm


Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 9:00pm

Choral Showcase

9:35 pm


Giuseppe Verdi
Renée Fleming (soprano) Olga Borodina (mezzo-soprano) Andrea Bocelli (tenor) Ildebrando d'Arcangelo (bass) Kirov Orchestra and Chorus of the Mariinsky Theater, St. Petersburg Valery Gergiev (conductor)

Philips 289.468.079

Verdi Requiem
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Choral Showcase

9:15 pm

Cantata 195. "Dem Gerechten muß das Licht" (For the reighteous must the light ever new be arising)

Johann Sebastian Bach
Shihomi Inoue-Heller (soprano) Andreas Schmidt (bass) Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart Württemberg Chamber Orchestra Helmut Rilling (conductor)

Laudate 98 859

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Choral Showcase

9:01 pm

On the Death of the Righteous (words by John Donne)

Jennifer Higdon
Mendelssohn Club of Philadephia Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Alan Harler (conductor)

Innova 806

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Choral Showcase

9:01 pm

Mass in B Minor

Johann Sebastian Bach
Catherine Debosc (soprano) Catherine Denley (mezzo-soprano) James Bowman (counter-tenor) John Mark Ainsley (tenor) Michael George (bass) The Sixteen The Symphony of Harmony and Invention Harry Christophers (conductor)

Coro 16044

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