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Watch and Listen: Preview of Choral Arts Philadelphia's JOY and PEACE Concert, Live from WRTI

Members of Choral Arts Philadelphia performed live on WRTI 90.1 on February 26th with WRTI's Kevin Gordon, host.

Watch the video of the performance on WRTI's Facebook page.

This broadcast previewed Choral Arts Philadelphia and Philadelphia Bach Collegium's"Bach@7" JOY and PEACE concert on Wednesday February 27th at 7 PM at St. Clement's Church in Philadelphia. Matthew Glandorf conducts music by J.S. Bach and  the world premiere of Nunc Dimittis by Curtis alumna Chelsea Komschlies.  

Listen to Maestro Glandorf with singers Jessica Beebe, Maren Montalbano, James Reese and Cody Muller. The ensemble is joined by composer Chelsea Komschlies, who chats about her premiering work with host Kevin Gordon.


"When to the Temple Mary Went" - Johannes Eccard (1553 - 1611)

Excerpt from "Nunc Dimittis" an oratorio - Chelsea Komschlies (1991)

First movement from Cantata bwv 125 "Mit Fried und Freud fahr ich dahin” - J.S. Bach

Making music since 1982, Choral Arts Philadelphia actively participates in the region’s musical community by celebrating the talents of local professional and amateur musicians. The ensemble is committed to musical excellence, historically informed performance practices, and furthering the great tradition of choral music. Matthew Glandorf is artistic director.

A veteran broadcaster, Kevin garnered a wealth of experience in radio before taking the weekday classical host position from 2 to 6 PM at WRTI, where he was on the air until his retirement in March 2023.