. Interchanging Idioms: Classical 105.9FM WQXR Introduces “The Choral Mix with Kent Tritle”

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Classical 105.9FM WQXR Introduces “The Choral Mix with Kent Tritle”

New Program Hosted by the Leading American Choral Conductor Debuts Sunday, December 19

The choral music community in New York is active, engaged and passionate. The chorus, whether professional, amateur, academic or religious institution-based, offers hands-on, participatory music making at countless levels of entry.

On Sunday, December 19 at 7am, WQXR launches a new program devoted to this vibrant genre – THE CHORAL MIX WITH KENT TRITLE – hosted by the conductor The New York Times has hailed as “the brightest star in New York ’s choral music world.” Each week, Maestro Tritle will explore a different aspect of the choral scene in New York and beyond. Through a smart and lively mix of exclusive live concert recordings and commercial recordings, THE CHORAL MIX will provide a significant locus for choral music and its community .

THE CHORAL MIX will air every Sunday at 7am, with an encore broadcast at 11pm, on 105.9 FM WQXR. It will also be available as a live webstream at www.wqxr.org.

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