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Choral Music for the Holiday Season

Steven Sametz hosts this Sounds Choral episode called “Welcome Yule” this Sunday (12/4 at 2 pm).

With the start of the holiday season, Steven Sametz shares of some of his own music as well as other seasonal works by Ottorino Respighi, and recordings by the South African ensemble Ladysmith Black Mambazo.

Composer and conductor Steven Sametz serves as the Artistic Director of the professional chamber choir The Princeton Singers and is Director of Choral Activities at Lehigh University. He has appeared as guest conductor with the New York Chamber Symphony, the Taipei Philharmonic Foundation, the Berkshire Music Festival and the Netherlands Radio Choir appearing in such venues as Avery Fisher Hall, the Schubertsaal at the Vienna State Opera House, St. Petersburg Philharmonic Hall (Russia), Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall (Taipei) and Berlin Philharmonic Hall.