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Recording by The New York Virtuoso Singers Featured on WQXR Radio’s The Choral Mix with Kent Tritle on May 15

Location: New York, USA
Choir type: Professional Choirs
Voicing: Mixed
May 12, 2011
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jeffrey James Arts Consulting
516-586-3433 or jamesarts@att.net
 
Recording by The New YorkVirtuoso Singers Featured on WQXR Radio’s The Choral Mix with Kent Tritle on May 15
 
The New York Virtuoso Singers recording of Thea Musgrave’s Black Tambourine will be featured on WQXR 105.9 FM radio’s The Choral Mix with Kent Tritle on Sunday, May 15 at 7 AM and 11 PM EST. Harold Rosenbaum, the Singer’s Conductor and Artistic Director, leads the group, with pianist Walter Hilse and percussionists Richard Fitz and Rex Benincasa.
 
The May 15 program will honor the unsung heroes of choral music, accompanists. Listen to the program and WQXR live at http://www.wqxr.org/.
 
The New York Virtuoso Singers recording of Thea Musgrave’s Black Tambourine is part of a complete disk of her music that the group recorded for Bridge Records. More about the disk at http://www.bridgerecords.com/catpage.php?call=9161.
 
The Choral Mix with Kent Tritle is exclusively dedicated to the vibrant yet under-broadcast world of choral music. Maestro Tritle’s 30-year choral conducting career informs his insightful, thematic commentary and a sophisticated playlist that often features rare, live recordings of the world’s greatest choruses. The Choral Mix with Kent Tritle can be heard in New York Cityevery Sunday at 7amand 11pm ESTon WQXR 105.9 FM and any time online at http://www.wqxr.org/programs/choral.
 
Founded in 1988 by conductor Harold Rosenbaum, The New York Virtuoso Singers has become the country's leading exponentof contemporary choral music. Although the chorus performs music of all periods, its emphasis is on commissioning, performing and recording the music of American composers. The choir appears on 16 other commercial CDs.They are Chorus-in-Residence at St. Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church in Manhattan. More about them at http://www.nyvirtuoso.org/aboutus.htm.
 
For press inquiries, please contact Jeffrey James Arts Consulting at 516-586-3433 or jamesarts@att.net.
 
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