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Paradisum - Serene Sacred Songs / WFMT 'Featured CD'

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Decca presents a 2-CD compilation of reflective sacred music. Meditative, contemporary and accessible, the set is curated to appeal to the inner spiritual need within us all. It features the most renowned singers: Pavarotti, Netrebko, Kaufmann, Carreras, Fleming and more, while composers range from Mozart and Bach to the contemporary music of Eric Whitacre and Ola Gjeilo.

Paradisum: Serene Sacred Songs on Decca is the WFMT: Chicago - Featured CD for Thursday August 4, 2016. Tracks include:

Bach/Gounod: Ave Maria (2:54), Juan Diego Flórez, tenor; Bologna Teatro Comunale Chorus & Orchestra / Michele Mariotti - Faure: Cantique de Jean Racine, Op 11 (5:33) Choir of King's College, Cambridge / Stephen Cleobury; James Vivian, organ - Gjeilo: The Ground (Pleni sunt caeli) (3:39) Tenebrae; London Chamber Orchestra / Ola Gjeilo, piano