Schola Cantorum (New York, fka the MacDowell Chorus, renamed in 1912)

~ Choir


Originally known as the MacDowell Chorus which was formed in November 1909, under the direction of Kurt Schindler. Two months after its founding, Gustav Mahler, then the conductor of the New York Philharmonic, invited the chorus to perform with the orchestra. In 1912, Schindler changed the name to Schola Cantorum. Schindler continued to conduct the Schola until January 1926, when he accepted an offer to take charge of the Roxy Theatre. Hugh Ross later became the director of the Schola.

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2017Gemma di VergyDonizetti; Montserrat Caballé, Paul Plishka, Luis Lima, Louis Quilico, Schola Cantorum, Opera Orchestra Of New York, Eve Queler1
Charles Ives - Symphony No. 4 & Orchestral Set No. 2Charles Ives, Leopold Stokowski, London Symphony Orchestra, American Symphony Orchestra & Schola Cantorum1

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1996Milhaud: Les Choéphores / Roussel: Symphony no. 3 in G minor / Honegger: Rugby / Pacific 231Milhaud, Roussel, Honegger; New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein, Vera Zorina, McHenry Boatwright, Irene Jordan, Virginia Babikian, Schola Cantorum of New York1

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