Join us on Sunday, December 1st at 4 PM to hear The Crossing, Philadelphia’s two-time Grammy-winning professional choir conducted by Donald Nally and dedicated to new music. This week's show features works by Gavin Bryars in both live and studio recordings. Listen at 90.1 FM, online at WRTI.org, and on the WRTI App.
Composer Kile Smith and conductor Donald Nally talk with WRTI's Susan Lewis about The Arc in the Sky, and its evolution from idea to performance piece to recording.
Congratulations to composer Kile Smith and The Crossing! The Philadelphia-based choir's 2019 recording of Kile's The Arc in the Sky is up for a 2020 GRAMMY award for Best Choral Performance. Kile and Donald Nally, conductor of The Crossing, visited WRTI soon after the album's release in July of 2019 to share insights about this artistic collaboration.
The Crossing, Philadelphia’s Grammy-winning professional choir conducted by Donald Nally and dedicated to new music, celebrates its 15th anniversary this season, and its 7th year broadcasting on WRTI 90.1. Join us on Sunday, October 20th at approximately 4:05 PM to hear a special program highlighting the choir's collaborations with Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang.
Join us on Sunday, October 13th from 4 to 6 pm to hear The Crossing, Philadelphia’s professional, Grammy-winning choir dedicated to new music, performing works recorded live in 2016 at the Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral.
Join us on Saturday, June 15th from 4 to 6 PM to hear the GRAMMY-winning choir, The Crossing, sing "For Joe," a recollection honoring the life of Joseph Flummerfelt, the distinguished American choral conductor who passed away on March 1st at age 82.
The Crossing recorded live from the WRTI 90.1 Performance Studio on June 14, 2018.
The Crossing has been callled "Extraordinary" by The New York Times, "ardently angelic' by the Los Angeles Times, and "something of a miracle" by The Philadelphia Inquirer. This 24-member, professional chamber ensemble sang out from the WRTI 90.1 Performance Studio on June 14, 2018.