The themes of anticipation of the coming of the Messiah permeate the time of preparation known as Advent. Peter DuBois will feature choral and organ music of longing and expectation as we begin the Advent journey.
On this last Sunday of the liturgical year, we’ll celebrate the Feast of Christ the King with music fit for a King, as we also mark the American Thanksgiving holiday with great sacred choral and organ music.
With Heart and Voice Program 2046: Thanksgiving & Christ the King
Program 2048 Suggested Broadcast: Sunday, December 6, 2020 Advent 2: Prophets and Prophecy On this edition of With Heart and Voice, we’ll listen to choral and organ music of prophecy, both from the Old Testament prophets, and from the New Testament story of John the Baptist. Lovely music from a variety of sources.
We celebrate a notable birthday (120 years) for Aaron Copland on November 14, along with other November birthday composers William Mathias and Benjamin Britten. Join Peter DuBois for the musical party!
With Heart and Voice Program 2045: November Birthdays
This holiday season is like no other in recent memory, and now more than ever, we need the unifying power of choral music. The Rochester, NY chamber choir Madrigalia, and their Artistic Director Cary Ratcliff return to public radio for Christmas with Madrigalia 2020, a holiday concert that celebrates the power of music and the excitement and joy of the holiday season.
This one-hour program, recorded live in concert during the 2019 holiday season, features beautiful music by Stephen Paulus, Harold Darke, Tomas Luis de Victoria, Eriks Esenvalds, J.S. Bach and Vince Guaraldi, along with a number of Cary Ratcliff’s own arrangements.
One of the most beloved traditions of the holiday season is the Festival of Lessons and Carols, a service made famous at King’s College in Cambridge, England. The Festival tells the Christmas story in words and music, and is presented all over the world in many languages and variations.
Tune in for A Rochester Festival of Lessons and Carols recorded at Third Presbyterian Church in Rochester, New York during the 2019 Holiday Season, under the direction of organist/choirmaster Peter DuBois, who is known to public radio listeners across the country as the host of With Heart and Voice. The one-hour program consists of the traditional readings and music by Paul Manz, Kim Andre Arnesen, Stanford, Lauridsen and John Rutter.
Celebrate the holiday season with 17th century flair with A Baroque Noel. Join Rochester’s Pegasus Early Music for seasonal baroque gems brought to life by a full Baroque choir and orchestra.
The one-hour program, hosted by WXXI’s Mona Seghatoleslami, features Marc-Antoine Charpentier's Messe de Minuit pour Noel. Acclaimed lutenist Paul O'Dette leads an ensemble of sought-after musicians from across the country in this grand Christmas mass that quotes many popular Christmas carols of the 1600s. The program is rounded out with virtuosic concertos for oboe and mandolin by Vivaldi, as well as French Christmas carols.
When we asked listeners for the pieces they have gone to for solace and support during the pandemic, we received so many responses that on this edition of With Heart and Voice, Peter DuBois will share many more of YOUR favorite anthems and hymns.
With Heart and Voice Program 2044: Listener Favorites II
The Reformation was the catalyst for whole new dimensions of sacred music, of which we are still the beneficiaries. On this edition of With Heart and Voice, Peter DuBois will share music from the time of the Reformation, as well as music that resulted from the creative expression that developed in the time since.