Choral Music http://publicradiotulsa.org en Singer Lauren McNeese, Originally from T-Town, Makes Her Tulsa Opera Debut in "Marriage of Figaro" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/singer-lauren-mcneese-originally-t-town-makes-her-tulsa-opera-debut-marriage-figaro <p>On this installment of ST, we welcome the widely acclaimed mezzo-soprano Lauren McNeese, who has performed on opera stages all over the world, and who, as Opera News has noted, possesses &quot;one of those distinctive timbres recognizable six miles away in the dark...with a sparkling quality intriguingly laced with a hint of lemon juice.&quot; McNeese made her Metropolitan Opera debut in Wagner&#39;s &quot;Parsifal&quot; during the 2012-13 season; she&#39;s played Giovanna Seymour in Donizetti&#39;s &quot;Anna Bolena&quot; with Minnesota Opera, and has also appeared with the Dallas Opera, S Thu, 17 Oct 2013 17:37:43 +0000 Person: Rich Fisher 48037 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Singer Lauren McNeese, Originally from T-Town, Makes Her Tulsa Opera Debut in "Marriage of Figaro" The Spirit and the Music, the Faith and the Beauty: Getting to Know Gloriae Dei Cantores http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/spirit-and-music-faith-and-beauty-getting-know-gloriae-dei-cantores <p>Our guest on ST is Elizabeth Patterson, the longtime director of the world-renowned choir known as Gloriae Dei Cantores ("Singers to the Glory of God"). This group is known and admired for its wide-ranging choral artistry, which takes in the repertoire of sacred choral music, Gregorian chant, 21st-century compositions, and more. The choir has received critical acclaim for its artistic elegance, performance authenticity, and compelling spirituality; it's made dozens of recordings over the years and has toured extensively across the globe. Thu, 11 Oct 2012 19:32:40 +0000 Rich Fisher 27687 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The Spirit and the Music, the Faith and the Beauty: Getting to Know Gloriae Dei Cantores