Regional Spotlight: Holiday Concerts

by Steve Staruch, Minnesota Public Radio
December 13, 2012
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ST. PAUL, Minn. — The quality of singing in the region is astounding especially at holiday time. Here are four ensembles in recent concert recordings.

Ensembles and Pieces Featured

Angelica Cantanti Youth Choir: Exultant Justi by Lodovico Viadana
I Cantanti (Northfield): Christmas Cradle Song by David Hamilton
National Lutheran Choir: Sing Halelu by Stephen Paulus and Our Father by Alexander Gretchaninov
The Singers: So Hallowed the Time by Robert Sieving and little tree by Steve Heitzig

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    Brian Luce, flute
    Carrol McLaughlin, harp
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  • Mazurka No. 2 6:50 Frederic Chopin
    Emanuel Ax, piano
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