Classical 91.5

Classical 91.5 Presents...Shining Night: A Portrait of Composer Morten Lauridsen, Apr 2, 2016

Aug 30, 2016

Join WXXI at The Little Theatre for Classical 91.5 Presents, a series that spotlights classical music connections in film. 

Classical 91.5 Presents...Shining Night: A Portrait of Composer Morten Lauridsen Saturday April 2nd at 3pm at The Little Theatre.

Morten Lauridsen who composed Lux AeturnaO Magnum Mysterium, Nocturnes (Sa Nuit D'Ete, Soneto de la Noche, and Sure On This Shining Night), Dirait-on and Madrigali​ is said to be "the only American composer who can be called a mystic." Shining Night provides a look into the life of one of the greatest choral composers of the United States, who spends his summers on a remote island.

This Classical 91.5 event will include a post-screening panel and singing by the choir Madrigalia

The panel:
Peter Dubois, host of With Heart and Voice; Music director/organist at Third Presbyterian Church
Brenda Nitsch, Music Teacher, Webster Schools
Philip Silvey, Assistant Professor of Music Education at the Eastman School of Music, Director of ESM/UR Women’s Chorus
Brenda Tremblay, Morning host WXXI Classical 91.5

More about Classical 91.5 Presents...
Selected by our Classical music hosts Julia Figueras, Brenda Tremblay and Mona Seghatoleslami, each film chosen exemplifies the power of music in a non-traditional narrative. Tickets are $6.

Find out more information about Classical 91.5 Presents, including upcoming films, on The Little Theatre website.