'The Construction of Boston,' Caught On Disc Classical music critic Lloyd Schwartz reviews a new CD of Scott Wheeler's opera, based on a hymn to Boston by the New York poet Kenneth Koch. The disc captures a live performance by the Boston Cecilia choral society.
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'The Construction of Boston,' Caught On Disc

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Fresh Air's classical music critic reviews a new CD of Scott Wheeler's opera The Construction of Boston, based on a hymn to Boston written in 1962 by the New York poet Kenneth Koch.

The disc, out from Naxos, captures a live performance by the Boston Cecilia choral society.

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Album
Scott Wheeler: The Construction of Boston
Artist
Donald Teeters
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Naxos
Released
2008

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