A large portion of this program covers various musical birthdays:
The concluding portion is focused on Australian Voices, a 38-voice chorus I heard in concert the night before. Here's my review of the concert.
Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 (CD: Johannes Brahms: (Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano; Piano Concerto No. 1) Concertgebuow Orchestra; Bernard Haitink) Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 2: Urlicht (CD: Mahler: (Charlotte Hellekant, mezzo-soprano; Symphony No. 2) San Francisco Symphony; Herbert Blomstedt) Jeremiah Clarke: Trumpet Voluntary (CD: The Sounds (Trinity Brass Ensemble; of Trinity) Ross Wood, organ) Elizabeth Poston / Jeremiah Ingalls: Jesus Christ the (CD: Lauda Apple Tree Jerusalem Dominum) (St. Mary's Cathedral Choir (Sydney, Australia); David Russell) Ned Rorem: Oratio Patris condren (CD: Praise the Lord) (Choir of St. Thomas Church (New York); Gerre Hancock) Ludwig van Beethoven: Fantasy for Piano, Chorus & (CD: Masterworks Orchestra, Op. 80 Chorale with the Brno (Jon Nakamatsu, piano; Masterworks Concert Orchestra) Chorale; Brno Concert Orchestra; Galen Marshall) Percy Grainger: My Robin to Greenwood is gone (CD: Fennell Conducts (Eastman-Rochester Pops Grainger and Coates) Ensemble; Frederick Fennell) Percy Grainger: Mock Morris (CD: Fennell Conducts (Eastman-Rochester Pops Grainger and Coates) Ensemble; Frederick Fennell) Carl Orff: Carmina Burana (CD: High Tech O Fortuna Choruses) Fortuna planera vulnera (Shinyukai Choir; Knabenchor des Staats- und Domchores Berlin; Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; Seiji Ozawa) Ottorino Respighi: Ancient Dances & Airs for Lute, (CD: You are there!) Suite No. 2 (excerpt) (Antal Dorati; Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra) John Nickson: Festive Alleluias (CD: Great (Australian Voices; Graeme Morton) Southern Spirits) Judith Clingan: Hymn to the Virgin (CD: Great (Australian Voices) Southern Spirits) Stephen Kent: Mabo (CD: City of Tribes) Stephen Leek: Great Southern Voices (CD: Great (Australian Voices; Graeme Morton) Southern Spirits) Henry Purcell: O God, thou are my god (CD: Purcell: (Choir of Christ Church Choral Works) Cathedral, Oxford; Simon Preston) Monkey and Turtle / MNoirning Tide Stephen Leek (arr.) (CD: Great (Australian Voices; Graeme Morton) Southern Spirits) Stephen Leek (arr.): Simple Gifts (CD: Great (Australian Voices; Graeme Morton) Southern Spirits)
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