The Crossing wins its second consecutive GRAMMY for Best Choral Performance

In their 2018 CD, The Crossing sings Lansing McLoskey’s oratorio, Zealot Canticles:A Musical Plea for Tolerance. WRTI’s Susan Lewis talks with The Crossing’s conductor Donald Nally about the poetry, choral writing, and social issues that converge in this work.

Lansing McLoskey’s Zealot Canticles, an oratorio for clarinet, string quartet and 24-voice choir,  is based on the poetry, speeches, and other writings of Nobel prize-winning Nigerian writer and human rights advocate Wole Soyinka.

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