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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

The Kingdom

Sir Edward Elgar
Yvonne Kenney (soprano) Alfreda Hodgson (alto) Christopher Gillet (tenor) Benjamin Luxon (baritone) London Philharmonic Choir London Philharmonic Leonard Slatkin (conductor)

RCA 7862

Elgar
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Choral Showcase

9:42 pm

Te Deum

Antonin Dvorák
Gabriela Benacková (soprano) Jaroslav Soucek (baritone) Czech Philharmonic Chorus Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Jiri Belohlávek (conductor)

Supraphon 4025

Dvorak in America
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Choral Showcase

9:01 pm

Dettingen Te Deum

George Frideric Handel
Christopher Tipping (alto) Harry Christophers (tenor) Stephen Varcoe (baritone) Michael Pearce (bass) Choir of Westminster Abbey The English Concert Simon Preston (conductor)

Archiv 410.647

Dettingen Te Deum
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Choral Showcase

9:01 pm

Requiem in D Minor, K 626

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Heather Harper (soprano) Alfreda Hodgson (mezzo-soprano) Peter Pears (tenor) John Shirley-Quirk (bass-baritone) Aldeburgh Festival Chorus English Chamber Orchestra Benjamin Britten (conductor)

BBC 4119

Britten Mozart Requiem
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Choral Showcase

9:01 pm

War Requiem

Benjamin Britten
Galina Vishnevskaya (soprano) Peter Pears (tenor) Dietrich Fischer-DIeskau (baritone) The Bach Choir London Symphony Chorus Highgate School Choir Melos Ensemble London Symphony Orchestra Simon Preston (organ) Benjamin Britten (conductor)

London 414.383

Benjamin Britten
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Choral Showcase

9:01 pm

Carmina burana

Carl Orff
Sally Metthews (soprano) Lawrence Brownlee (tenor) Christian Gerhaher (baritone) Berlin Radio Chorus Berlin Philharmonic Sir Simon Rattle (conductor)

EMI 57888

Orff
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Choral Showcase

9:01 pm

Music for Rosamunde

Franz Schubert
Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo-soprano) Ernst Senff Choir Chamber Orchestra of Europe Claudio Abbado (conductor)

DG 431.655

Schubert Rosamunde
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Choral Showcase

9:51 pm

All-Night Vigil: Cantique de Siméon; Ave Maria; Exapsalme (The Short Gloria)

Sergei Rachmaninoff
Choral Arts Society of Washington Mstislav Rostropovich (conductor)

Erato 2292-45269

Rachmaninoff
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Choral Showcase

9:14 pm

The Bells

Sergei Rachmaninoff
Natalia Troitskaya (soprano) Ryszard Karczykowski (tenor) Tom Krause (baritone) Chorus of the Concertgebouw Orchestra Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam Vladimir Ashkenazy (conductor)

London 414.455

Rachmaninoff
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Choral Showcase

9:01 pm

Ein Deutsches Requiem (A German Requiem): IV. Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen (How amiable are thy tabernacles); V. Ihr habt nun traurigkeit (And ye now therefore have sorrow)

Johannes Brahms
Janice Chandler (soprano) Choral Arts Society of Washington Norman Scribner (conductor)

Choral Arts 10104

Brahms
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