Recognized as one of the world’s leading choral ensembles, the Westminster Symphonic Choir has recorded and performed with major orchestras under virtually every internationally acclaimed conductor of the past 85 years. The ensemble is composed of juniors, seniors and graduate students at Westminster Choir College.
The ensemble’s 2019 – 2020 season includes a series of performances with The Philadelphia Orchestra: J.S. Bach’s Mass in B Minor conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin in December, Ravel’s L’Enfant et les sortilèges (The Child and the Magic Spells), conducted by Stéphane Denève in February and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin in Philadelphia and New York in April.
Recent seasons have included performances of Verdi’s Requiem with The Philadelphia Orchestra and Yannick Nézet-Séguin; Berg’s Wozzeck with the London Philharmonia and Esa-Pekka Salonen; Villa-Lobos’ Choros No. 10 and Estévez’ Cantata Criolla with the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela and Gustavo Dudamel; Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra and Daniel Barenboim and Rouse’s Requiem with the New York Philharmonic and Alan Gilbert.