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Leonard Bernstein at 100
Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 9:00pm
This week on Choral Showcase we celebrate Leonard Bernstein's Centennial with two works. The first, his Chichester Psalms, is conducted by his protege, Marin Alsop. We'll follow with one of Bernstein's celebrated Mahler recordings, the Symphony No. 8, "Symphony of a Thousand, with the Vienna Philharmonic recorded live at the 1975 Salzburg Festival.
Leonard Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
Thomas Kelly, treble; Elizabeth Franklin-Kitchen, soprano; Victoria Nayler, alto; Jeremy Budd, tenor; Paul Charrier, bass
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Marin Alsop, conductor
Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 8
Margaret Price, Judith Blegen, & Gerti Zeumer, sopranos; Trudeliese Schmidt & Agnes Baltsa, contraltos; Kenneth Riegel, tenor; Hermann Prey, baritone; Jose van Dam, bass
Vienna Singverein; Vienna Boys Choir; Vienna State Opera Chorus