NEW! Streaming Video of Pietà Performance
by St. Olaf Choir + Magnum Chorum now available
The archived video of the May 1 performance of Pietà at St. Olaf College with soprano Sonja Tengblad and tenor Eric Neuville, led by Anton Armstrong is now available. John’s compelling oratorio on the themes of compassion, mercy, hope, and love was performed on April 30 and May 1. John was in residence for the week. Click here to access the video.
New CD by the John Alexander Singers on Delos,
“American Voices,” features four Muehleisen works: Snow (The King’s Trumpeter), When All is Done, Prairie Waters by Night, and River Moons. Excerpt from Gramophone review: “Muehleisen’s When All is Done applies stirring choral shadings to a poem by Paul Laurence Dunbar about the anguish of slavery, its lonely trumpet solo complementing the ensemble’s impassioned lines.”
Recent: May 21 – Sing to Me!, Opus 7, Loren Pontén, cond.; June 11 – From a Railway Carriage, Northwest Girlchoir’s Amabile, Melyssa Stone, cond.; June 12 – Apparitions: Six Nocturnes on Poems by Walt Whitman for soprano, violin, Bb clarinet, and piano, Performed by Play On Chamber Ensemble; Upcoming: October 15 +16 – Eternity Passing Over – An Arctic Requiem, Alaska Chamber Singers, David Hagen, cond.
South Korean premiere of The Stars Still Shine
Dolce Canto, conducted by Peter Park, gave the world premiere of The Stars Still Shine (poem by Charles Anthony Silvestri) on their concert Elemental Harmony on March 19. The group also featured the work on their recent tour to South Korea (April 1–9) and sang The Stars Still Shine with the Ansan City Choir, one of South Korea’s top choral groups.
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