Invitation

Sat, Sep 25, 2021 2:00 PM / Sun, Sep 26, 2021 7:00 PM


INVITATION: OUR WELCOME BACK
CONCERT FOR LOS ANGELES


SEPTEMBER 25: A TRIBUTE TO EDUCATORS
Saturday, September 25, 2021, 2 pm

Teachers from the schools that participate in our education programs may attend as our guests. Plus, other school personnel from the Los Angeles area may recieve a free ticket with proof of school ID. If you are an educator and would like a free ticket, please call our box office at 213-972-7282.


SEPTEMBER 26: FREE FOR SUBSCRIBERS
Sunday, September 26, 2021, 7 pm

As a thank you for sticking with us, all subscribers will receive a free ticket to this concert, if they renew by September 8. 


PROGRAM

PLAINCHANT Veni Creator Spiritus
arr. SUSAN BRUMFIELD No Time
SAUNDER CHOI Invitation to Love
arr. WILLIAM HAWLEY Beautiful River (Shall We Gather at the River)
CARLOS GUASTAVINO Quién fuera como el jazmin
HEINRICH SCHÜTZ Selig sind die Toten
arr. UNDINE SMITH MOORE We Shall Walk through the Valley
NILO ALCALA Tiptipa Kammakem
arr. WILLIAM DAWSON There is a Balm in Gilead
MARQUES L. A. GARRETT My Heart Be Brave
HILDEGARD VON BINGEN Spiritus Sanctus Vivificans
KO MATSUSHITA O lux beata trinitas
arr. SHAWN KIRCHNER Bright Morning Stars
JUDITH BINGHAM The Darkness is no Darkness
JOSEF RHEINBERGER Abendlied
MORTEN LAURIDSEN Sure On This Shining Night
REENA ESMAIL Together At Last


ARTISTS

Grant Gershon, conductor
Jenny Wong, conductor
48 singers

 

ABOUT THIS CONCERT

We’re back! You're invited to our long-anticipated return to Walt Disney Concert Hall. Let us welcome you with works from L.A. based composers Nilo Alcala and Shawn Kirchner; an offering from Reena Esmail, Swan Family Artist-in-Residence; and Morten Lauridsen’s gorgeous rendition of Sure on This Shining Night. Sit back, relax, and rejoice as our singers fill the air with song.
 
RUN TIME: 70 minutes

INTERMISSION: No

LISTEN UP! PRE-CONCERT TALK: 
Sunday, September 26 at 6 pm 
With Alan Chapman, Grant Gershon, Jenny Wong, and Reena Esmail


Special support is provided by the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs with funding from the American Rescue Plan. 

 


MEDIA

The Master Chorale premiered this virtual performance of Abendlied at our most recent gala.
 




Grant Gershon, Kiki & David Gindler Artistic Director and Master Chorale soprano Elissa Johnston perform Morten Lauridsen's Sure on this Shining Night.


 
 
 

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