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'The Construction of Boston,' Caught On Disc

Fresh Air's classical music critic reviews a new CD of Scott Wheeler's opera The Construction of Boston, based on a hymn to Boston written in 1962 by the New York poet Kenneth Koch.

The disc, out from Naxos, captures a live performance by the Boston Cecilia choral society.

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Lloyd Schwartz is the classical music critic for NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross.