Stewart Copeland - Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh

Original airdate 
Oct 23, 2019

World-renowned composer and rock drumming legend Stewart Copeland is in town to hear his new choral piece "Satan's Fall" with the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh for the first time.  It will receive it's premiere in February 2020 by the Mendelssohn Choir.  WQED-FM's Anna Singer had a chance to sit down with Stewart to talk about the piece, performing his Percussion Concerto with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in 2016, and always having to be people's 2nd favorite drummer behind Neil Peart of Rush.  The concersation starts off with Anna telling him she was in his first ever opera, which premiered in Cleveland in 1989 - "Holy Blood and Crescent Moon."  

More like this

Series: Voice of the Arts