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Recordings

Pacific Chorale can be heard on many professional recordings, both self-produced and in collaboration with Pacific Symphony. Browse the selections below to sample the range and variety of our choral artistry over the years.

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Philip Glass: The Passion of Ramakrishna (2012)

Pacific Chorale portrays the 19th-century mystic himself in Philip Glass’s oratorio, commissioned by Pacific Symphony and premiered at the opening of the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, featuring soloists Janice Chandler Eteme, I-Chin Feinblatt, Nicholas Preston, Christòpheren Nomura, and Kevin Deas, conducted by Carl St.Clair.

Elliot Goldenthal: Fire Water Paper, A Vietnam Oratorio (1996)

A large-scale oratorio commissioned by Pacific Symphony in 1993 to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War, featuring superstar cellist Yo-Yo Ma, soprano Ana Panagulias and baritone James Maddalena, conducted by Carl St.Clair.

Shenandoah (2008)

Take a musical journey through the American folk song tradition with the John Alexander Singers, including favorite selections like “She’ll Be Coming’ Round the Mountain,” “Buffalo Gals,” and of course, “Shenandoah.”

William Bolcom: Canciones de Lorca; Prometheus (2015)

Championed by pianist Jeffrey Biegel, who performs here with Pacific Chorale and Pacific Symphony, Bolcom’s Prometheus sets the poetry of Lord Byron for piano, chorus, and orchestra. Carl St. Clair conducts.