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Jan. 15 2017

Choral Hour 1-15-17

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, WBJC Choral Hour | Comments Off on Choral Hour 1-15-17

Today at 4:30 PM the Choir of St. David’s with music director, Douglas Buchanan will offer their annual Evensong celebrating the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Last year for the MLK celebration they performed excerpts from Judah Adashi’s “Rise,” a civil rights cantata with poetry by Tameka Cage Conley.  Listen for that and other music on the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


8:00 AM
Sir Michael Tippett        A Child of Our Time (5 Negro Spirituals)  Nimbus     5266
COND Stephen Darlington
SOLO Christ Church Cathedral Choir

8:11 AM
Morten Lauridsen              Lux aeterna                             Hyperion   67449
COND Stephen Layton
ORCH Britten Sinfonia
SOLO Polyphony

8:39 AM
Traditional                   Bound For The Promised Land             MdStateBoy 2420
ORCH Maryland State Boychoir

8:40 AM
Traditional Black Spiritual   My Lord, What a Mornin’                 MdStateBoy 2420
COND Stephen Holmes
ORCH Maryland State Boychoir

8:46 AM
John Rutter                   Distant Land (dedicated to Nelson MandelMTC        302
COND Craig Jessop
ORCH Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Judah Adashi                “Rise”  Movement V (Remains)
The Choir of St. David’s Episcopal Church
COND & Pianist Douglas Buchanan
Solo Tariq Al-Sabir, tenor
Solo Christopher Shiley, flugelhor

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Kati is WBJC's Operations Director and weekend host. Her full bio can be read here.

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