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Baritone Daniel Teadt to replace an ill Nathaniel Webster for L.A. Master Chorale concert

May 21, 2009 | 10:28 am

Daniel_teadt Renowned baritone soloist Nathaniel Webster has canceled his concert with the Los Angeles Master Chorale because of illness.

Webster was scheduled to appear at the Master Chorale's May 31 concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall. He will be replaced by baritone Daniel Teadt.

The concert program remains unchanged and will feature the West Coast premiere of Puerto Rican composer Roberto Sierra's "Missa Latina." The 75-minute piece features eight movements and was written over a two-year period from 2003 to 2005.

Soprano Heidi Grant Murphy is still scheduled to appear in the program. She and Webster previously had performed "Missa Latina" at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

Master Chorale artistic director Grant Gershon will conduct.

-- David Ng

Photo: Baritone Daniel Teadt, who is replacing Nathaniel Webster at the L.A. Master Chorale's May 31 concert. Credit: Bachman.