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From St. Dominic Church in Quebec City and the 2014 Quebec International Sacred Music Festival comes a presentation of a wide array of musical periods and styles, from world to ancient and from gospel to Gregorian chant. The Quebec International Sacred Music Festival has been called "a haven of peace to replenish the spirit.” Inspired by spiritual forms from times gone by and by, internationally renowned artists more...
Semyon Bychkov conducts Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 2, Walton's Symphony No. 1, Poulenc's Two-Piano Concerto in d; as well as music by John Williams. The soloists are Kirill Gerstein, Katia Labèque and Marielle Labèque. more...
The Metropolitan Opera presents Verdi's La traviata with Marina Rebeka as Violetta, a singer who has headlined a couple Lyric Opera of Chicago productions, including Lyric's own La traviata. Stephen Costello sings Alfredo and Ludovic Tézier sings Germont. Marco Armiliato conducts the Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra. more...
Spend your Christmas Day with WFMT for the best in holiday classics, carols, and readings. Holiday specials include Chanticleer, St. Olaf's Christmas Festival, and more. more...
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Bach: The Art of Fugue
Hyperion CDA-67980 (2 CDs)
Bach: Brandenburg Concertos
Channel Classics CCS SA 35914 (2 CDs)
Brahms: String Sextets
Claves Records 50-1410
Chopin & Schumann Etudes
Decca 478 7697