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Masterworks 2014 Reception Honors Lauridsen

The historic Hill-Carillo Adobe served as the perfect backdrop for the Choral Society’s pre-concert reception in honor of composer, Morten Lauridsen on Friday March 29.  Canto Society donors and Masterworks guest patrons enjoyed champagne, hors d’oeuvres, and the chance to meet and converse with the legendary composer, followed by a sneak preview of the closed Read More »

Masterworks 2014 to contrast pair of Te Deums

This season’s Masterworks at the Lobero, Saturday March 29 at 8 pm and Sunday March 30 at 3 pm, will present a program entitled ‘Masters Past and Present’.  The first half of the concert will feature a contrasting of two settings of the Te Deum, the first by Franz Joseph Haydn and the second by Read More »

Works of Ola Gjeilo to be part of Masterworks 2014

Born in Norway in 1978, 34-year old Ola Gjeilo moved to the United States in 2001 to study composition at the Juilliard School. Although he composes primarily choral music, he has also written for piano and for wind symphony. In 2012, the award-winning Phoenix Chorale recorded a CD, titled Northern Lights, consisting entirely of his Read More »