Related Program: Arts Desk Santa Brings Musical Gifts To The Crossing Choir By David Patrick Stearns • Jun 30, 2013 Related Program: Arts Desk TweetShareGoogle+Email Composer Santa Ratniece Listen Listening... / 2:56 Composer Santa Ratniece speaks with The Philadelphia Inquirer's David Patrick Stearns. The Crossing Choir regularly finds itself on cutting edges that many people don't know exist. But the latest gift to Donald Nally's modern music choir is a 36-year-old Latvian composer, named...Santa. Tags: The Crossing ChoirSanta RatnieceDonald NallyTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread. Related Content Ambitious Plans for The Crossing Choir By Jim Cotter • Jan 19, 2012 Donald Nally, artistic director of The Crossing, talks with Jim Cotter about some ambitious new plans for the internationally renowned, Philadelphia-based chamber choir.