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Nurtured by Kansas City: 15 years of Te Deum

Matthew Shepard (top center) and members of Te Deum
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Matthew Shepard (top center) and members of Te Deum

Classical KC's Brooke Knoll speaks with Te Deum founder and artistic director Matthew Shepard about how the group has developed and where it's headed. We'll hear works from their upcoming season by renaissance composers like Thomas Tallis and Claudio Monteverdi, as well as a modern work from Gabriel Jackson.


Brooke Knoll


Matthew Shepard, founder, conductor and artistic director


Requiem in D minor, K626
XI. Sanctus
XIII. Agnus Dei
XIV. Lux aeterna
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Nikolaus Harnoncourt and Wiener Staatsoper, Concentus musicus Wien

Orbis Patrator Optime
by Gabriel Jackson
Matthew Shepard and Te Deum

O nata lux
by Thomas Tallis
Harry Christophers and The Sixteen

Ego flos campi
by Jacob non papa Clemens
Stile Antico

Nymphes Des Bois
by Josquin Despres
Lionel Meunier and Vox Luminis

Missa Brevis - V. Agnus Dei I & II
by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Peter Philips and The Tallis Scholars

Beatus vir
by Claudio Monteverdi
Edward Higginbottom and The Capricorn Ensemble, Choir of New College Oxford

Selva morale e spirituale - Laudate Dominum omnes gentes II
by Claudio Monteverdi
Rinaldo Alessandrini and Concerto Italiano

You can learn more about Te Deum and their upcoming season at

Brooke Knoll is the digital audience specialist and on-air host for Classical KC. You can reach her at
Sam Wisman is a Senior Producer for 91.9 Classical KC and a backup announcer for KCUR 89.3. Email him at