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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

9:43 pm

Christmas Motets

Francis Poulenc
The Sixteen Harry Christophers (conductor)

Virgin Classics 91075

Buy the CD Classics 91075

Choral Showcase

9:01 pm

Czech Christmas Mass

Jakub Jan Ryba
Dagmar Vankátová (soprano) Pavla Ksicová (alto) Vladimir Dolezal (tenor) Václav Sibera (bass) Choir and Orchestra of the Czech Madrigalists Frantisek Zaver Thuri (conductor)

Naxos 554.428

Tyba Czech Christmas Mass
Buy the CD 554.428

Choral Showcase

9:36 pm

Mass #3 in F Minor

Anton Bruckner
Maria Stader (soprano) Claudio Hellmann (alto) Ernst Haefliger (tenor) Kim Borg (bass) Bavarian Radio Chorus and Orchestra Eugen Jochum (conductor)

DG 447.409

Bruckner Die 3 Messen
Buy the CD 447.409

Choral Showcase

9:18 pm

Mass for 3 Voices

William Byrd
Pro Arte Singers Paul Hillier (conductor)

Harmonia Munid 90.7223

William Byrd The Three Masses
Buy the CD Munid 90.7223

Choral Showcase

9:01 pm

Ave, Dei patris filia

Thomas Tallis
The Cardinall's Musick Andrew Carwood (conductor)

Hyperion 68095

Tallis Ave, Dei patris filia
Buy the CD 68095

Choral Showcase

9:47 pm

Mass in C Major, Op. 86

Ludwig van Beethoven
Charlotte Margiono (soprano) Catherine Robbin (mezzo-soprano) William Kendall (tenor) Alastair Miles (bass) The Monteverdi Choir Revolutionary & Romantic Orchestra John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

Archiv 435.391

Beethoven Messe in C
Buy the CD 435.391

Choral Showcase

9:24 pm

Missa brevis

Giovanni Palestrina
The Tallis Scholars Peter Phillips (director)

Gimell 008

Palestrina Masses
Buy the CD 008

Choral Showcase

9:01 pm

Lamentations of Jeremiah I and II

Thomas Tallis
The Tallis Scholars Peter Phillips (director)

Gimell 213

The Tallis Scholars Perfect Harmony
Buy the CD 213

Choral Showcase

9:37 pm

Missa Sabrinensis

Herbert Howells
Janice Watson (soprano) Della Jones (mezzo-soprano) Martyn Hill (tenor) Donald Maxwell (baritone) London Symphony Chorus London Symphony Orchestra Gennady Rozhdestvensky (conductor)

Chandos 241-27

Howells Missa Sabrinensis Stabat Mater
Buy the CD 241-27

Choral Showcase

9:01 pm

Missa Gloria Tibi Trinitas

John Taverner
The Tallis Scholars Peter Phillips (director)

Gimell 995

John Taverner
Buy the CD 995


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