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April 2014 Crossing co-founder and singer Jeff Dinsmore passes away April 14 -- Philadelphia Inquirer Article
March 2014 "Ears wide open here in the new Brooklyn" - Philadelphia Inquirer article about the new music scene in Philly Article
February 2014 "Ted Hearne’s inventive Ripple for a cappella choir also left a strong impression in an alluring performance by The Crossing, an excellent choir conducted by Donald Nally that has made a name for itself in recent years as a champion of new music." - New York Times review of Carnegie debut. Review
February 2014 “The Crossing” was not like any choir I’d heard before..." - Concertonet review of our Carnegie Hall debut with the ACO Review
February 2014 "The work also offered a fitting showcase for Nally’s superb choir, who performed with a unified confidence and energy that truly exemplifies the quintessence of professionalism." - I Care If You Listen.com's review of Carnegie Debut Review
December 2013 "The Crossing offers something new for Christmas" - Philadelphia Inquirer Review of Crossing @ Christmas Review
December 2013 "This Composer's an enigma wrapped in a sense of humor." - Philadelphia Inquirer preview article about Crossing @ Christmas Preview
December 2013 The Crossing is Thrilled to Announce the Winners of the Inaugural Knight Foundation Arts Challenge Composers Competition. Release
September 2013 "Two concerts find harmony in congenial spaces" - Philadelphia Inquirer review of John Luther Adans' Canticles of th Holy Wind Review
September 2013 "A Season for Singing Out" - Philadelphia Inquirer 2013 Fall Arts Preview Preview
September 2013 "The Crossing debuts new piece" - Philadelphia Metro preview of Canticles of the Holy Wind Preview
August 2013 Download the 2013-2014 Brochure Read
August 2013 The Crossing proudly announces the 2013/2014 Season. Release
June 2013 "I closed my eyes I could clearly hear the sounds of birds and wind echoing off cliffs or canyon walls. It was truly remarkable." MoM III impressions by Local Arts live's founder, Sharon Torello Review
June 2013 "Phila. choir gets what it wants with the Stones" - Philadelphia Inquirer article about The Crossing and the Rolling Stones Read
June 2013 "Sideshow: The Crossing choir giving Stones what they need" - Philadelphia Inquirer article about The Crossing and the Rolling Stones Preview
June 2013 "The Crossing choir in new setting, new work" - Philadelphia Inquirer Review of MoM II Review
June 2013 "The Crossing opens its festival with a Baltic stunner" - Philadelphia Inquirer review of MoM I Review
June 2013 "Most artistically important of all these is I want to live (Innova) by the female version of the Crossing choir" - Philadelphia Inquirer review of recent Classical CDs. Review
May 2013 The Crossing Wins Chorus America’s Prestigious “Dale Warland Singers Commission Award.” Release
April 2013 "Premiere of Bonhoeffer reveals an important work." - Philadelphia Inquirer review of Thomas Lloyd's Bonhoeffer Review
April 2013 "Bonhoeffer is not a performance, it is a Liturgy" - Broadstreet Review comments onThomas Lloyd's Bonhoeffer Review
April 2013 "...an emotional delivery of the musical arguments." - Local Arts Live's observations on Bonhoeffer Review
December 2012 "...a rich, warm and beautifully focused sound" - New York Times review of Little match Girl Cantata at The Met Museum Review
December 2012 "...voices wafting into the infinite." - Philadelphia Inquirer review of Crossing @ Christmas 2012 Review
December 2012 "...it was abundantly clear that this would be no ordinary concert." - Local Arts Live's observations on Crossing @ Christmas 2012 Review
October 2012 "In Philadelphia, choral music with stories to tell" - Philadelphia Inquirer review of Half-Crossed / Pre-Election concert Review
October 2012 The Crossing questions the Nature of our art in the 2012-2013 Season Brochure
July 2012 "A Tsunami of Text for a Striking Vision of the Hereafter" - Seen & Heard International's review of Hesperus is Phosphorus Review
Juy 2012 "Norwegian Girl Choir shimmers" - Philadelphia Inquirer review of our Collaboration with the NGC. Review
June 2012 "The Crossing goes sacred without sanctity" - Philadelphia Inquirer review of Month of Moderns III Review
May 2012 "The Choir, the Clarinet and the Adrienne Rich part" - New York Times review of Hesperus is Phosphorus Review
December 2011 "As you like it" - an article about The Crossing in England's premiere choral magazine, Choir & Organ Read
December 2011 "The Rewards of Adventurous Programming" - An article in Chorus America's magazine, The Voice Read
December 2011 "The Crossing and Mendelssohn Club in celebratory choral events
in Chestnut Hill" - Philadelphia Inquirer review of Crossing @ Christmas
Review
December 2011 "Traditional and original Xmas concerts at Hill church" - Chestnut Hill Local review of Crossing @ Christmas Review
December 2011 "Crescendos in a Classical Year" - Classical Music: Best of 2011, Philadelphia Inquirer Read
October 2011 The Crossingand WRTI-FM announce a season of contemporary choral music broadcasts - Press Release
Release
September 2011 "James Dillon’s Magnum Opus, Nine Rivers: Not for the Faint of Heart" - Seen & Heard International's Review of James Dillon's Nine Rivers Review
September 2011 "How Do You Say Gesamtkunstwerk in Scottish?" - Musical America Review of James Dillon's Nine Rivers - (Excerpt) Review
September 2011 "River Elegy That Covers a Wide Sonic Terrain" - Nine Rivers review in The New York Times Review
September 2011 'Crossing choir in U.S. premiere of Dillon's Nine Rivers" - Philadelphia Inquirer review of Nine Rivers, day one Review
September 2011 "James Dillon's decades-in-the-making work is an ambitious symphonic cycle" Nine Rivers preview in the Star Ledger Preview
September 2011 "James Dillon’s mega opus: A view from the trenches" - Arts Journal Blog's preview of Nine Rivers Preview
September 2011 "Nine Rivers opens ambitious season at Miller" - Columbia Spectator Preview of Nine Rivers Preview
September 2011 "Tough Assignment for an Accidental Conductor" - Nine Rivers preview in the New York Times Preview
September 2011 A Scottish composer’s poetic, problematic magnum opus comes to Miller Theatre. Nine Rivers preview in Time Out – New York Preview
September 2011 "Fine conducting, choral offerings, players outside the concert halls: Sounds good." - Philadelphia Inquirer 2011 Fall Preview Read
June 2011 "3 Latvians conquer Chestnut Hill - Their music, and the performance of it by the Crossing choir, were electrifying." Philadelphia Inquirer review of Month of Moderns III Review
June 2011 "Kile Smith's music for the Stoic heart" - BroadStreetReview.com review of
MoM II
Review
June 2011 "So much for the notion that modern music doesn’t speak to its listeners!" - Chestnut Hill Local review of MoM II Review
June 2011 "Seneca inspires magic at Crossing choir festival" - Philadelphia Inquirer review of Month of Moderns II Review
June 2011 "24 voices speak to big questions" - Philadelphia Inquirer review of MOM I 2011 Review
June 2011 The Crossing gets a brief mention in the New York Times' review of OCP's Phaedra Read
May 2011 Philadelphia to host three major new-music events - a "Perfect Storm" Philadelphia Inquirer Read
May 2011 Taking chorus in unheard-of directions - An Interview with Conductor, Donald Nally Philadelphia Inquirer Read
May 2011 The Crossing wins second prestigious ASCAP Award Read
July 2010 Conductor Donald Nally Leaves Position As Chorus Master At The Lyric Opera of Chicago To Concentrate On Choral Conducting Read
July 2010 Chestnut Hill Local review of MOM 3 Review
July 2010 "Poets inspire songs" - Philadelphia Inquirer review of MOM 3 Review
July 2010 Chestnut Hill Local review of MOM 2 Review
July 2010 "The Crossing Part II" - Philadelphia Inquirer review of MOM 2 Review
July 2010 Chestnut Hill Local review of MOM 1 Review
June 2010 "Could they all just get along?" - Philadelphia Inquirer reveiw of MOM 1 Review
June 2010 "Brave New World" - Courier Post preview of MOM 2010 Preview
June 2010 Montgomery New Preview of MOM 2010 Preview
June 2010 "Project give poet pause" - MOM 2010 Preview, Philadelphia Inquirer Preview
June 2010 MOM 2010 Preview - Chestnut Hill Local Preview
January 2010 "Happily following uncharted byways" - Philadelphia Inquirer review of C@W Review
March 2010 "Choruses Getting Adventurous" - Philadelphia Inquirer Article Read
February 2010 Vespers CD review: "Innovative new American Sacred Works - Choral Journal Read
January 2010 Vespers CD - Musicweb International's "CD of the Month" Read
December 2009 For the 2nd year in a row... Crossing "Best in Classical Music Events" Read
June 2009 The Crossing wins prestigious ASCAP award Release
June 2009 "The Crossing sings final concert of Month of Moderns festival" - Philadelphia Inquirer review of MOM3 Review
June 2009 "The Crossing’s unique niche" - Broadstreet Review review of MOM3 Review
June 2009 "Reflection/anticipation" - Hotbed of intrigue review of MOM3 Review
June 2009 Gramophone Magazine review of Vespers CD Epiphany Vespers Review
June 2009 Philadelphia Inquirer review of Vespers CD Epiphany Vespers Review
June 2009 City Paper review of Vespers CD Epiphany Vespers Review
June 2009 Infodad.com review of Vespers CD Epiphany Vespers Review
June 2009 Broadstreet Review review of Vespers CD Epiphany Vespers Review
June 2009 Audiophile.com review of Vespers CD Epiphany Vespers Review
June 2009 AllMusic.com review of Vespers CD Epiphany Vespers Review
June 2009 "The Crossing season climaxes with 'Month of Moderns'" - Montgomery News Preview of MOM3 Preview
May 2009 "Chestnut Hill church crosses over into Romanticism" - Chestnut Hill Local Review of the MOM2 Review
May 2009 "A little something for everyone; The Crossing's Month of Moderns festival covered lots of stylistic ground in Part II" - Philadelphia Inquirer review of MOM2 Review
May 2009 Work and Voices Triumph" - Philadelphia Inquirer review of MOM1 Path of Miracles Review
April 2009 The Buffalo News reviews Epiphany Vespers CD Review
January 2009 "The Crossing sings poetry set to music" - Philadelphia Inquirer review of Crossing@Winter concert
January 2009 "This is clearly The Crossing’s year." - Broad Street Review's article about the Crossing@Winter concert Review
January 2009 "Donald Nally is a magician of a choral concudctor." Chestnut Hill Local Review of the Crossing@Winter concert Review
December 2008 Crossing #4 of Philadelphia Inquirer's "Top 10" Classical Events of 2008 Review
August 2008 WRTI films some of the first day of the Vespers recording project. Watch
July 2008 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the Vespers recording project Read
May 2008 A live concert archival recording of Epiphany Vespers to be broadcast on June 1 at 8PM on WHYY Radio 91 FM  
April 2008 The Crossing Announces 2009 Concert Schedule Read
April 2008 "The Crossing - a choir that finds the glory in the modern" - Montgomery Newspapers Preview
January 2008 "Best Chorus in Philadelphia" - Philadelphia Inquirer review of the world premiere of Kile Smith's Epiphany Vespers Review
January 2008 "One of the finest concerts I've heard in at least the last decade" - Chesnut Hill Local review of Epiphany Vespers concert.
January 2008 The first two movements from Epiphany Vespers on You Tube
January 2008 Music Web International's review of Crossing @ Christmas Review
January 2008 Epiphany Vespers World Premiere review in Philadelphia Inquirer Review
January 2008 Epiphany Vespers World Premiere review in Chestnut Hill Local Review
December 2007 The Crossing "establishes a new level of choral singing for the region"
December 2007 "Exquisite control, precision tuning and phrasing that makes you re-evaluate the capabilities of the human voice" - Music Web International
December 2007 Crossing @ Christmas review in Chestnut Hill Local Review
December 2007 Chicago Tribune article profiling Donald Nally Article
November 2007 The Crossing joins Chorus America  
November 2007 David Shapiro to write new piece for The Crossing to premiere at the Second Annual "Crossing @ Christmas" concert on December 21st at the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill at 8PM. Text to be set will be Et incarnatus est.  
October 2007 The Crossing gets "adventurous" review in Philadelphia Inquirer
October 2007 Music Web International review of "The night has many hours... "
August 2007 The Crossing announces 07/08 Season Release
May 2007 The Crossing selected as Choir In Residence for 2007 Spoleto Festival Release
December 2006 Donald Nally, and a choir with intelligence - Philadelphia Inquirer review
December 2006 Chestnut Hill Local review of Crossing @ Christmas
September 2006 One of the finest choral concerts I've ever heard - Chestnut Hill Local review
August 2006 Chestnut Hill Local Preview of September '06 Concert Preview
July 2006 By popular demand, The Crossing returns to Philadelphia for 2nd concert Release
November 2005 Choral group, in debut, sings works seldom heard - Philadelphia Inquirer review
November 2005 New Group, Familiar Voices - Philladelphia Inquirer preview Article