Monthly Archives: March 2011

Webcast

Greg Funfgeld’s extended interview with the erudite David Osenberg is up now at WWFM’s website. The two talk about the history of the choir, program design, our last concert, and listen to some recordings of the choir. Definitely an enjoyable … Continue reading

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… and it’s a wrap!

Around 9:30 this evening, The Choir completed an intense three days of recording (after an equally-intense three days of rehearsing and performing over the weekend). A great deal of care went into the recording of the Spring Concert repertoire, with … Continue reading

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The Recording Begins…

We had a very successful recording session this evening, having completed the Chichester Psalms and the middle section of Singet dem herrn. The Choir has had the privilege of working with some wonderful recording engineers and producers, including Craig Dory … Continue reading

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Spring Concert Wrap-Up

It’s been a whirlwind of a weekend for The Choir, and the 2011 Spring Concerts are now doubtless treasured memories for all involved.  We had large audiences and rewarding performances in both Harrisburg and Bethlehem, and it was a delight … Continue reading

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Countdown to the Spring Concert

We’ve received a great deal of press in advance of Saturday’s concert in Harrisburg, and Sunday’s concert, here in Bethlehem. Greg Funfgeld was interviewed for a broadcast on WVIA yesterday.  I gave an interview on WDIY this morning and we … Continue reading

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Songs of Hope: The 2011 Spring Concert (Updated)

When Greg Funfgeld shared his ambitions for the 2011 Spring Concert with the Board of Managers late last spring, my ears perked up.  Each of the pieces on the program is, in and of itself, a musical occasion, and, combined, … Continue reading

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Songs of Hope: Singet dem Herrn

Dr. Robin Leaver, our program annotator, writes of Singet dem Herrn: All the verbal superlatives that have been heaped on this work – and there have been many – cannot do justice to the impact that this marvelous sound makes … Continue reading

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