The Land of 10 Thousand Choirs segment of this month's Voices of Spring feature continues with a performance of the "In Paradisum" from the Requiem by contemporary British composer Karl Jenkins.
The Choral Arts Ensemble in Rochester is directed by Rick Kvam. From a recent program titled "Heartland," it performs Eric Whitacre's haunting and mysterious "Water Night."
The Treble Singers, directed by Philip Brown, were recently invited to sing at the American Choral Directors of America convention in Kansas City. They perform Minnesota composer Jocelyn Hagen's "Starting Now."
Vox Nova Choral meets every summer to promote young, talented singers, composers and conductors. Highlights from an all-women-composers' program is this week's Regional Spotlight.
Marc Anderson (percussion), Dick Hensold (northumbrian pipes) and Michelle Kinney (cello) are Pilgrim Soul. From a recent performance of Celtic music, the ensemble performs an improvisation on "My Ain Kind Dearie."
The Treble Singers of Angelica Cantanti are in the Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio. The ensemble is on its way to Kansas City to sing for the American Choral Directors Association national convention. Steve Staruch introduces the group and music director Philip Brown.
Horacio Lavandera is an award-winning Argentine pianist. He lives in Spain. Last spring, he wowed an audience in Winona, Minn., with a recital that included George Gershwin's Three Preludes. His performance in in this week's Regional Spotlight.
Shai Wosner performs Schubert's Impromptu No. 4 from a November Frederic Chopin Society recital. If you weren't already a believer in the emotional power of Schubert's music, Wosner's performance will make you a believer.
Holiday cheer continues with today's Regional Spotlight. The women's ensemble Lumina sings "Sweet Radiant Mystery," by Catherine Dalton, followed by Lumina music director Linda Kachelmeier's "We Toast the Days." And then to Northfield, Minn., for a performance of Peter Warlock's "What Cheer?" with Northfield's I Cantanti, led by Wayne Kivell.