To Speak to Our Time: Choral Works by Samuel Adler

Gloriae Dei Cantores has just released To Speak to Our Time: Choral Works by Samuel Adler on the Gloriæ Dei Cantores record label. Dr. Samuel Adler, recipient of The Aaron Copland Lifetime Achievement award and inductee of The Classical Music Hall of Fame is a longtime friend of Gloriæ Dei Cantores, who has championed his immense contribution to American music throughout his lifetime. Samuel Adler wrote this about the recording, ”My settings of sacred texts have always had a very special place in my creative life, and the works included on this recording are very close to my heart, especially since they are recorded with such conviction, insight, and energy. It is this kind of music making for which every composer yearns, and it is more than fulfilled on this recording. My wonderful association with Gloriæ Dei Cantores goes back many years. I am so very grateful for this magnificent recording, and hope it will be enjoyed by people of all faiths.”

Of the recording, Gramophone Magazine wrote, “The singing is powerful, passionately sculpted…beautiful.” Apple Music praised the “impeccable vocal blend…music of mesmerizing beauty…powerful.”