- November 07, 2023
Review of Pacific Chorale's Innovative Season Opener
Steve McHale's review of Pacific Chorale's 2023-24 opening concert, Voices of Light / The Passion of Joan of Arc beautifully captures the essence of the evening.
“Pacific Chorale outdid themselves. They were inspired by but not bound to the sacred or the archaic in their flawless performance of Richard Einhorn’s Voices of Light. Voices of Light is an oratorio that accompanies the seminal 1926 silent film The Passion of Joan of Arc. This performance, conducted by Pacific Chorale Artistic Director Robert Istad, included 98 chorus members, six vocal soloists, 39 instrumentalists from the Pacific Symphony, and, of course, the silent film projected on a huge screen.”
Be sure to read the full review at Arts and Culture OC!