Spoleto Festival USA: Westminster Choir

ss12-WEB-westminster-choir-shield-150Our final episode from Spoleto Festival USA features selections from two performances given by the festival's choir in residence, Rider University's Westminster Choir. One of the concerts featured, Light of a Clear Blue Morning, has an extremely ecclectic program with something for everyone.

WEELKES: Gloria in Excelsis Deo
ESENVALDS: The Long Road
RACHMANINOFF: Priidite, pokloñímsia from All-Night Vigil, Op. 37
KREEK: Taaveti laul Nr. 104 (Psalm 104)
ELDER: Seven Last Words from the Cross
CRABTREE: Selections from Five Romantic Miniatures from The Simpsons

Westminster Choir
Joe Miller, director

(Original Performance June 1st, 2012)

TRAVENER: Svyatí
Christopher Costanza, cello
Westminster Choir
Joe Miller, director

(Original Performance May 30th, 2012)

LAVOY: White Stones
PARTON: Light of a Clear Blue Morning
TRADITIONAL: Any HowBattle of Jericho and Shenandoah
Westminster Choir
Joe Miller, director

(Original Performance June 1st, 2012)

DVOŘÁK: Piano Quintet, Op. 81
Daniel Hope and Benny Kim, violins
CarlaMaria Rodrigues, viola
Josephine Knight, cello

(Original Performance March 24th, 2012)

Listen to the entire program: Spoleto Festival USA: Westminster Choir





Billboard and introduction to Gloria in Excelsis Deo and The Long Road - Lauren Rico and Matt Rogers





WEELKES: Gloria in Excelsis Deo
ESENVALDS: The Long Road
Westminster Choir
Joe Miller, director





Introduction to Priidite, pokloñímsia and Taaveti laul Nr. 104 featuring a clip from an interview with Joe Miller - Lauren Rico and Matt Rogers





RACHMANINOFF: Priidite, pokloñímsia from All-Night Vigil, Op. 37
KREEK: Taaveti laul Nr. 104 (Psalm 104)
Westminster Choir
Joe Miller, director





Introduction to Seven Last Words from the Cross - Lauren Rico and Matt Rogers





ELDER: Seven Last Words from the Cross
Westminster Choir,
Joe Miller, director





Introduction to Five Romantic Miniatures from The Simpsons featuring a clip from an interview with Joe Miller - Lauren Rico and Matt Rogers





CRABTREE: Selections from Five Romantic Miniatures from The Simpsons
Westminster Choir
Joe Miller, director





Introduction to Svyatí - Lauren Rico and Matt Rogers





TRAVENER: Svyatí
Christopher Costanza, cello
Westminster Choir
Joe Miller, director





Introduction to White Stones including a featurette from host Frank Dominguez with musicians at Spoleto Festival USA and their food interests - Lauren Rico and Matt Rogers





LAVOY: White Stones
Westminster Choir
Joe Miller, director





Introduction to Light of a Clear Blue Morning - Lauren Rico and Matt Rogers





PARTON: Light of a Clear Blue Morning
Westminster Choir
Joe Miller, director





Introduction to Any How and Battle of Jericho - Lauren Rico and Matt Rogers





TRADITIONAL: Any How and Battle of Jericho
Westminster Choir
Joe Miller, director





Introductino to Shenandoah - Lauren Rico and Matt Rogers





TRADITIONAL: Shenandoah
Westminster Choir
Joe Miller, director





Introduction to Piano Quintet, Op. 81 - Lauren Rico and Matt Rogers





DVOŘÁK: Piano Quintet, Op. 81
Daniel Hope and Benny Kim, violins
CarlaMaria Rodrigues, viola
Josephine Knight, cello





End of the Show - Lauren Rico and Matt Rogers