THE SINGERS' VAULT: Episode 1.4

November 25, 2020 00:41:00
THE SINGERS' VAULT: Episode 1.4
THE SINGERS' VAULT
THE SINGERS' VAULT: Episode 1.4
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Show Notes

Gratitude, Thanksgiving, and The Singers are celebrated by Artistic Director Matthew Culloton and soprano Hannah Armstrong. The Singers’ Vault is relocated to their living room, where they offer their selection of favorites – reminding us all of how much we have to be thankful for, even in these difficult times.

Kevin Siegfried: More Love

Stephen Paulus: Hymn for America

Matthew Culloton, arr.: Down in the River to Pray

René Clausen: The Road Not Taken

Jocelyn Hagen: Now Our Meeting’s Over

Abbie Betinis: Long Time Trav’ling

Shawn Kirchner, arr: Angel Band Unclouded Day

Shawn Kirchner, arr: Unclouded Day

The Singers; Matthew Culloton, Artistic Director

Stephen Swanson, piano (Siegfried, Clausen)

All tracks recorded live in concert, except Hagen and Betinis

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