Association of Canadian Choral Condutors

Association of Canadian Choral Condutors

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Choral Concert with host Peter Togni, February 19, 2012 9:00 - 11:00 am, (9:30 - 11:30 NL) on CBC Radio 2

Ensemble Arion releases a brilliant St John Passion, Eric Whitacres Grammy winning “Light and Gold” and the Danish National Radio Choir in Concert

This Sunday on Choral Concert Peter Togni brings you three great choirs who are big on the world stage in 2012. You’ll hear selections from the St. John Passion by J.S.Bach – in a brand new release from Les Voix Baroques and Arion Baroque Orchestra under the direction of organist and conductor Alexander Weimann. You’ll also hear a feature on Eric Whitacre and his recent Garmmy winning CD Light and Gold, plus a wonderful concert of the Danish National Radio Choir performing in Riga, Latvia.

This week CBCMUSIC.CA was launched and straight out of the gate for classical music lovers there are 10 classical streams, available 24 / 7. You can check out the Choral Concert blog plus extensive videos and concerts in all genres.  In the video area this week, you’ll find upwards of 15 selections from this past summer’s Festival 500 – including your own private vocal lesson with Bob Chilcott! Really, go here and  check it out – it’s worth it!

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