Haydn + Price
  • May 20, 2023
  • Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

Haydn + Price

Online sales for this concert are now closed, but tickets are still available and may be purchased in person from the box office at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall beginning at 4 p.m.

Thanks to the sensational recovery of dozens of her manuscripts from an abandoned house in 2009, the music of groundbreaking composer Florence Price is experiencing a deserved renaissance. Pacific Chorale proudly presents the West Coast premiere of Price’s rediscovered Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight, alongside Joseph Haydn’s stirring and majestic Nelson Mass.

Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight
Choral Orchestral West Coast Premiere
Florence Price
Missa in Angustiis, “Nelson Mass,” Hob. XXII/11 Joseph Haydn

We are thrilled to share a musical program of such significance. These works, although grounded in the new and old worlds respectively and composed more than a century apart, both address the futility of war. Although composed in vastly different times in reaction to vastly different circumstances on separate continents, both works convey powerful and profound messages of humanity that are as relevant today as they were when they were composed. Learn more about these pieces in our News section:

This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Join us after the concert for Pacific Chorale’s Annual Gala: “A Night in Salzburg!” featuring an Austrian-inspired dining experience, live entertainment, raffle, live auction, and a special serenade. All proceeds directly support Pacific Chorale’s European tour this summer and its artistic and free music education and outreach programs throughout Orange County.

Pacific Chorale is proud to presents Florence Price's rediscovered "Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight," alongside Joseph Haydn's stirring and majestic "Nelson Mass."

Sponsored by

Platinum Season Sponsor · Phillip N. and Mary A. Lyons, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Silver Season Sponsor · Charles and Ling Zhang


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