— Dec 26, 12
Those of us who love choral music have much to be grateful for at the holidays. When else in the year do we hear so much wonderful ensemble singing?
For at least six hundred years, Christmas has been the occasion for composers to write for choirs. Last weekend, Ross Duffin and Quire Cleveland brought us a rich program of mostly unfamiliar treasures. I attended Sunday afternoon’s concert, for which Trinity Cathedral’s seats were mostly full, and during which the sun streamed through the stained-glass windows.
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— Dec 21, 12
The tradition continues — Carols for Quire from the Old and New Worlds (now in its fourth year) celebrates the season with beautiful and inspiring music from yesterday and today. Under the direction of Ross W. Duffin, Quire Cleveland makes the spectacular architecture of Trinity Cathedral resonate from the rafters with glorious choral song that is entertaining & accessible to all.
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Just in time for the holidays! — Nov 9, 12
Hot off the press! Quire Cleveland’s second CD is now available: Carols for Quire from the Old and New Worlds, Volume 2. You’ll enjoy Medieval carols, Renaissance chansons and motets, English Romantics, and even a world premiere composed for Quire Cleveland!
With Carols for Quire 2, you can experience Quire Cleveland’s annual programs in the architectural splendor and inspiring acoustics of Trinity Cathedral. It’s become a favorite holiday tradition! Read a rave review from last year’s performance and praise from Early Music America magazine for this recording. Buy tickets for the 2013 performances, December 20, 21, and 22.
Click here for more information about both volumes of Carols for Quire.
— Nov 1, 12
Quire Cleveland is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Cleveland’s classical radio station WCLV with a live broadcast of music and interviews.
Artistic Director Ross W. Duffin has chosen favorites from the ensemble’s repertoire, including pieces by William Byrd, J. S. Bach, William Billings, and more.
Thursday, November 1, 2012, at 6:00 pm
WCLV 104.9 fm
1375 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115
Admission is FREE but registration is highly recommended.
Tune in, come in, or listen online.