What Is A Conductor’s “Choral Christmas Wish List” Anyhow?

With rehearsals for Festival of Carols now in full-swing, our collective minds turn toward the holidays. Ever wondered what you might find on this conductor’s Christmas wish list? Wonder no more…

Too Many Notes, Mozart…NOT! ;-)

Very soon, your favorite choir will take the stage with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra to present the timeless and powerful Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Composed at the end of his life (he left it unfinished, actually) Mozart’s Requiem stands as an enduring and dramatic message of timeless hope and reconciliation. Though the Requiem was… Read More

Seoul Symposium Day 1

It’s two minutes till midnight Wednesday in Seoul, as I wrap up my first full day in South Korea. The once-every-three-years World Choral Symposium kicked off tonight with opening ceremonies and concert in the National Theater of Korea. This is the second time I’ve been able to attend a WCS gathering…it’s an amazing collection of… Read More