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 Kylie Harwell
Musica Sacra
Sundays From 8-10 p.m. on Classical 101

Two hours of sacred choral music hosted by Kylie Harwell.

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  • Where do you turn for hope? This week, we hear hope expressed through a wide variety of music including intricate baroque compositions by J. S. Bach and Jean-Philippe Rameau, contemporary works by Eric Whitacre and Philip Glass, and moving settings of traditional African American spirituals.
  • Whatever we do, we're best when we do it kindly. Let's explore the meaning of the term, "kyrie eleison" throughout history with a host of composers this evening... an apt theme for National Mental Health Awareness Month.
  • How do you look back and examine your time each week? Take a break this evening to recount the positives and where you can grow with music from mindful composers like Monteverdi, Olafur Arnolds, and Julia Wolfe.
  • June is a somewhat magical time, especially in Ohio. The fireflies come out and the days close a little more sweetly. Let's lean into that with music from Chanticleer, the Nordic Chamber Choir, and Randall Thompson with music that celebrates the sacredness of the outdoors.
  • Music from Laurie Anderson, Franz Schubert, and lyrics from authors like Madeleine L'Engle offer a new kind of courage in vulnerability. Choral music is often ripe with the strength of many voices joined together in moments of sublime beauty and firm statement. Let's celebrate that courage
  • This week's music evokes the kind of summertime hope we feel when the fireflies return and we long to explore.
  • Moments of grief and despair can be the times when we need music more than ever – and listen most closely. This week's playlist is dedicated to the lives lost to gun violence.
  • Music to help us unpack what it means to be authentic and to pursue balance in life.
  • Lean into the sacredness of sound with music by Arvo Pärt, Hildegard von Bingen, and Henry Purcell. May 15, 2022.
  • Enjoy music from Undine Smith Moore, Arvo Pärt, and Anna Clyne to celebrate May Day and the power of unity.