BOSTON — Several local students recently performed the New York premiere of James Whitbourn’s “Annelies,” the first major choral setting of “The Diary of Anne Frank.” Joseph Fulciniti of Boston and Natalie Stormer of Hamburg were members of the Westminster Williamson Voices on April 26 at Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center. A recording of the work was nominated for a 2013 Grammy© Award for best choral performance.
The two local individuals are students at Westminster Choir College of Rider University in Princeton, N.J., where the Westminster Williamson Voices is one of eight student choirs. T Westminster Choir College is a division of Rider University’s Westminster College of the Arts. A professional college of music with a choral emphasis, Westminster prepares students at the undergraduate and graduate levels for careers in teaching, sacred music and performance. For more information, visit www.rider.edu/wcc