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The Sacred And The Accessible With Te Deum

Te Deum
Te Deum
Te Deum

What is sacred to Kansas City chamber choir Te Deum? Host Alison DeSimone speaks with Matthew Shepard and Rupal Gupta, from Te Deum, about performing with period instruments, and how they define sacred music. We'll hear performances of Brahms, Bach, Poulenc and more.


Alison DeSimone


Matthew Shepard, Executive and Artistic Director/Conductor
Rupal Gupta, alto


A German Requiem
Mvt. 2 - Behold all flesh is as the grass
Mvt. 4 - How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place
by Johannes Brahms

O Magnum Mysterium
by Francis Poulenc

O König aller Volker
by Arvo Pärt

Seek Him That Maketh The Seven Stars
by Jonathan Dove

B Minor Mass - Et resurrexit, Et in unum Dominum
by Johann Sebastian Bach
With The Kansas City Baroque Consortium
Sarah Tannehill Anderson, soprano
Jay Carter, countertenor

Ain't That a'Rockin'
by Stacey V. Gibbs

You can find Te Deum recordings and learn about upcoming events

Alison DeSimone is a musicologist, a harpsichordist, a teacher, and dedicated public radio listener.
Sam Wisman is a Senior Producer for 91.9 Classical KC and a backup announcer for KCUR 89.3. Email him at
Dawn is the Finance Manager for KCUR and Classical KC. She can be reached by email at