Choral Music

Airs Monday, December 29 at 1 p.m. Eric Whitacre is America's most popular composer today, and his choral works are beloved by choirs throughout the world. In three, one-hour programs, he introduces the music with co-host Brian Newhouse and describes the often-colorful backstory of how each piece came to be.

Airs Monday, April 28 at 11 a.m.  Mariss Jansons takes the podium for the next concert by the Pittsburgh symphony and will be joined by soprano Alessandra Marc, mezzo-soprano Elena Zaremba, tenor Rafael Rojas, bass Dimitri Kavrakos and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh for Giuseppe Verdi’s Ave Maria and Verdi's Requiem. Also on the concert Verdi's String Quartet in E minor. 

Airs Sunday, April 20 at 10 a.m. The English chorale tradition comes alive during this Easter special featuring the Cathedral Choir of Christ's Church Oxford with a rich selection of chorale works from across the centuries. 

Airs Thursday, April 17 at 2 p.m. Join us for the renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir as they present Hope & Light and Easter Reflections with songs including Christ the Lord Is Risen Today, In the Garden, Be Thou My Vision, Look to the Day, There Is Sunshine in My Soul Today, Hail the Day That Sees Him Rise, Gently Raise the Sacred Strain and God Be with You Till We Meet Again.

Airs Thursday, June 13 at 11 a.m.  Joined the renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir as they celebrate fatherhood in word and song with selections including Gently Raise the Sacred Strain, Awake and Arise, All Ye Children of Light, In the Learning of My Father, Sunrise, Sunset, from Fiddler on the Roof, and He's Got the Whole World in His Hands.