About Westminster Symphonic Choir
".... full-bodied singing from the impressive Westminster Symphonic Choir."
--The New York Times
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 87 years. The ensemble is composed of juniors, seniors and graduate students at Westminster Choir College and other Rider University students selected by audition.
Listen to the Westminster Symphonic Choir perform Handel's Messiah with The Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin
The ensemble’s 2021-22 season will open with a concert conducted by James Jordan and James Bagwell. Additional performances will be announced later.
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.