Listen to this live broadcast recorded on December 12th—WRTI Classical Host Gregg Whiteside introduces The Wissahickon High School Camerata Choir in their radio debut. The 35-member ensemble sings a festive program of holiday music and other lovely songs, under the direction of John Conahan, who also happens to be a composer of choral music!
Watch the performance LIVE on WRTI’s Facebook page!
The Camerata is a select choir of 9th through 12th graders. The ensemble performs a variety of elevated choral repertoire throughout the Philadelphia region, and occasionally on tour.
Here's the program for the live broadcast:
O Sing Joyfully — Adrian Batten
Just as the Tide was Flowing (from Five English Folk Songs) – Ralph Vaughan-Williams
Unclouded Day (from Three American Songs) – Shawn Kirchner
Pie Jesu – John Conahan
Silent Night / Stille Nacht – Franz Xaver Gruber
Nes Gadol Haya Sham – Traditional
Encore: "Jingle Bells" by the Wissahickon H.S. Barbershop Quartet