And now for some extra special holiday cheer on WRTI 90.1! Join WRTI Classical Host Gregg Whiteside on Tuesday, December 12th from 11 to 11:30 am as he introduces The Wissahickon High School Camerata Choir. The 35-member ensemble will sing a festive program of holiday music and other lovely songs LIVE from the WRTI Performance Studio!
The Camerata is a select choir of 9th through 12th graders directed by John Conahan, who also happens to be a composer of choral music! The ensemble performs a variety of elevated choral repertoire throughout the Philadelphia region, and occasionally on tour.
Here's the program for the live broadcast:
O Sing Joyfully — Adrian Batten
Just as the Tide was Flowing (from Five English Folk Songs) – Ralph Vaughan-Williams
Unclouded Day (from Three American Songs) – Shawn Kirchner
Pie Jesu – John Conahan
Silent Night / Stille Nacht – Franz Xaver Gruber
Nes Gadol Haya Sham – Traditional