saratoga choral festival http://wamc.org en Saratoga Choral Festival http://wamc.org/post/saratoga-choral-festival-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The fourteenth annual <a href="http://www.saratogachoralfest.org">Saratoga Choral Festival</a> will feature the choral music of Aaron Copland, including the rarely heard complete Old American Songs for chorus and full orchestra. Also on the program is the music from Bernstein's A Wonderful Town and selections from Candide.</p><p>Andrea Goodman joins us now to tell us more.</p><p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 95063 at http://wamc.org Saratoga Choral Festival Saratoga Choral Festival's Dave Brubeck Memorial Tribute http://wamc.org/post/saratoga-choral-festivals-dave-brubeck-memorial-tribute <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Dave </span>Brubeck<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> passed away on December 5, 2012, one day before his </span>92nd<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> birthday. A jazz pianist noted for his improvisational skills, Dave </span>Brubeck<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was also a composer of many fully </span>notated<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> compositions. These include choral pieces, hymns, orchestral works, chamber music, ballet suites, a string quartet, solo pieces for piano, violin and voice, and large-scale works for chorus and orchestra.</span></p><p>The thirteenth annual <a href="http://www.saratogachoralfest.org/">Saratoga Choral Festival</a> concert at the Spa Little Theater in Saratoga Springs, NY will feature the choral music of Dave Brubeck, including the popular <em>Pange Lingua Variations</em>, and the unpublished <em>Canticles of Mary</em>.</p><p>Andrea Goodman is the director of the Saratoga Choral Festival and she joins us to tell us more.</p><p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 69491 at http://wamc.org Saratoga Choral Festival's Dave Brubeck Memorial Tribute