Welcome to Major Themes, a monthly feature in which classical music experts recommend a must-hear recording based on what's happening at classical stations and programs around the country. For this month's installment, we checked in with friends in Ohio, Vermont and Minnesota, as well as the host of Pipedreams.
Relive the Singers' stunning performance of Swiss composer Frank Martin's Mass for Double Chorus. For the performers, it is incredibly difficult, but for the audience it is utterly glorious. Listen now.
When words fail, music speaks to you. When you’re feeling out of touch, music can reach you. When you think you’ve run out of ideas, music will inspire you. What music have you heard that inspires you?
Rene Clausen composed his commissioned 'Passion' to commemorate the 125th anniversary of Concordia College in Moorhead, as well as the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Listen to Clausen's work performed by the Concordia Orchestra, voice faculty and four choirs.