Spotlighting Two Leap Year Artists

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This week's broadcast spotlights two artists from vastly different historical periods born on a leap year: Giacomo Rossini and soprano Reri Grist. Thomas Schippers conducts the former's Stabat Mater from a 1965 recording, while Leonard Bernstein leads Ms. Grist in Mahler's Fourth Symphony.

Rossini: Stabat Mater (recorded 1965)
Mahler: Symphony No 4 in G Major (recorded 1960)
Conductors: Thomas Schippers; Leonard Bernstein

Soloists:
Martina Arroyo, soprano
Beverly Wolff, mezzo-soprano
Tito del Bianco, tenor
Justino Diaz, bass
The Camerata Singers, Abraham Kaplan, director
Reri Grist, soprano