Haydn’s “The Creation”

Saturday, November 4, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.
Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa

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Event Details

Pacific Chorale
Pacific Symphony
Elissa Johnston, soprano
Derek Chester, tenor
Paul Max Tipton, bass
Robert Istad, conducting

Gold Season Sponsor:
Phillip N. and Mary A. Lyons

Silver Season Sponsor:
Charles and Ling Zhang

Concert Sponsor:
John and Lori Loftus

(Shown at right, from top to bottom: soloists Johnston, Chester, and Tipton.)

For the first time in 45 years, Pacific Chorale presents Haydn’s masterpiece! Inspired by Genesis and Milton’s “Paradise Lost,” “The Creation” was one of the greatest triumphs of the composer’s career, and remains one of the most beloved oratorios of all time.