Sounds Choral

Sundays at 2 pm
  • Local Anchor Hosted by Gabriel Crouch, James Jordan, Amanda Quist and Ryan Brandau

A weekly exploration into the colorful world of choral music.

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Sounds Choral welcomes Fernando Malvar-Ruiz, former Music Director of the American Boychoir School and Music Director Designate of the Los Angeles Children's Chorus, as its next host this Sunday (10/22).  This week's program will survey choral music inspired by Genesis' Creation story. Tune in at 2 pm.

Ryan James Brandau, Westminster Choir College Professor and Artistic Director of Princeton ProMusica, is joined by Westminster Associate Professor and Chair of Conducting, Organ and Sacred Music Amanda Quist this Sunday (10/15 at 2 pm) on Sounds Choral. They will discuss the new CD Lumina, released last month by Westminster Kantorei and conducted by Quist, which features works of Hildegard von Bingen, J.S. Bach, Henry Purcell, Thomas Tallis, Felix Mendelssohn and Joseph Rheinberger. 

Westminster Professor James Jordan welcomes Stephen Darlington on Sounds Choral Sunday at 2 pm. This week's program will feature a discussion with Darlington, president of the Royal College of Organists, about the choral music of Ralph Vaughan Williams.

This Sunday's Sounds Choral (2 pm) presents the second in a three-week series featuring James Jordan, professor and conductor at Westminster Choir College at Rider University, as one of the new hosts for Sounds Choral. Jordan is presenting a series of interviews with noted choral conductors from this past summer's Choral Institute at Oxford. This week hear his conversation with Robert Quinney, director of the Choir of New College, Oxford, about his new CD, Like as the Hart: Music for the Templar's Garden.

This week's Sounds Choral presents the debut of James Jordan, professor at Westminster Choir College at Rider University, as one of the new hosts for Sounds Choral. Jordan will present a series of interviews with noted choral conductors from this past summer's Choral Institute at Oxford.

Sounds Choral this Sunday (9/17) at 2 pm continues its two-part series "English Church Music – A Tradition Forged in Turbulence" with host Gabriel Crouch, director of choral activities at Princeton University.

Sounds Choral this week unveils a brand new format and panel of hosts that include some of the most accomplished and respected choral conductors and scholars across the country.

Sounds Choral: May 28 - The Mystic Trumpeter

May 28, 2017

It's a very special Sounds Choral this Sunday as host Marjorie Herman focuses on a work by conductor and composer Anthony Maglione and his magnificent setting of verses by Walt Whitman called The Mystic Trumpeter. Join Marjorie for this work and insightful conversation with the composer about how such a work comes to be.