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New this season are “Chris Chats,” exclusive interviews featuring choral luminaries including composers, conductors, and leaders in the choral field in conversation together throughout the season, hosted by Artistic Director Christopher Gabbitas.

SPRING 2021 CHATS:

The next in this series takes place Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at 6:00 pm. Featuring choral masters and esteemed composers Ola Gjelio whose masterpiece The Spheres is included on the March 6 broadcast, “Cosmos,” and Cecilia McDowall, whose compositions Three Latin Motets were included in the Phoenix Chorale’s GRAMMY-winning album, Spotless Rose. Learn more about the “Cosmos” broadcast here > 

Chris Chats with Ola Gjeilo & Cecilia McDowall
Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at 6:00 pm AZ/MST RESCHEDULED
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This short interview in the Chris Chats series takes place Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at 6:00 pm. Featured in this chat is classically trained indie-pop artist Erika Lloyd, formerly touring with her band Little Grey Girlfriend. Stay tuned to hear Erika Lloyd’s beautiful piece, “Cells, Planets” sung by the Phoenix Chorale, which is featured in the “Cosmos” broadcast. Learn more about the “Cosmos” broadcast here > 

Chris Chats with Erika Lloyd
March 16, 2021, at 6:00 pm AZ/MST
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The fourth in this series takes place Monday, April 19, 2021, at 6:00 pm. Featured choral masters in this chat are esteemed conductors Herbert Washington Artistic Director at the Phoenix Boys Choir, whos soloists are featured in the Pie Jesu movement of Fauré’s Requiem included in the April 24 “LUX” broadcast, along with Carrie Tennant the founder and Artistic Director for the Vancouver Youth Choir. Learn more about the upcoming “LUX” broadcast here > 

Chris Chats with Herbert Washington & Carrie Tennant
April 19, 2021 at 6:00 pm AZ/MST
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FALL 2020 CHATS: 

Enjoy the first of this series, originally aired Monday, October 19, 2020, at 6:00 pm. Featured choral masters in this chat: English composer/conductors John Rutter and Bob Chilcott, whose music is included on the October 24 broadcast, “Pathways of Devotion.”

Chris Chats with John Rutter & Bob Chilcott
October 19, 2020 at 6:00 pm MST
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Enjoy the second of this series, originally aired Monday, December 14, 2020, at 6:00 pm. Featured choral masters in this chat: beloved guest conductors André J. Thomas and Anton Armstrong whose led the is included on the holiday broadcast, “A Chorale Christmas.”

Chris Chats with Anton Armstrong & André J. Thomas
December 14, 2020 at 6:00 pm MST
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