BMOP Records Thomson and Premieres Sanford

Virgil Thomson – Gertrude Stein Four Saints in Three Acts; Capital Capitals   Charles Blandy, tenor; Simon Dyer, bass; Aaron Engebreth, baritone; Andrew Garland, baritone; Tom McNichols, bass; Gigi Mitchell-Velasco, mezzo-soprano; Sarah Pelletier, soprano; Deborah Selig, soprano; Sumner Thompson, baritone; Lynn Torgove, mezzo-soprano; Stanley Wilson, tenor; Boston Modern Orchestra, Gil Rose, conductor   BMOP/Sound 1049Continue reading “BMOP Records Thomson and Premieres Sanford”

Gregg Smith (1931-2016)

Gregg Smith, one of the most prominent choral conductors in the United States, has passed away at the age of 84. With his Gregg Smith Singers, Smith brought a wide variety of repertoire to all corners of the US and abroad. In particular, he specialized in American music – folk songs, spirituals, hymns, and contemporaryContinue reading “Gregg Smith (1931-2016)”