Review: Mozart & Salieri by Classical Voice

  A Night with Mozart and Salieri, and the Amazing Pacific Chorale By Truman C. Wang for classicalvoice.org  Read the full review here. “The Pacific Chorale deserved the highest accolade of the evening, giving thrilling accounts of Dies irae and two reconstructed fugues by Levin (the Osanna fugue and the Amen fugue at the end

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Highlights from Songs of the Soul

The first Pacific Chorale performance to be cancelled due to pandemic closures in 2020, we were so excited to finally share this breathtaking music in performance. Enjoy these highlights from Songs of the Soul, March 19, 2022 at Our Lady Queen of Angels in Newport Beach.

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Press Release: Pacific Chorale Concludes Season with Vaughan Williams’ Dona Nobis Pacem

DOWNLOAD PHOTOS HERE: https://tinyurl.com/PCMay7photos Press Contact: Libby Huebner, libbyhuebner562@gmail.com, 562.799.6055   Pacific Chorale, Led by Artistic Director Robert Istad, Concludes Season with Vaughan Williams’ Dona Nobis Pacem, Featuring Soprano Deanna Breiwick and Bass-Baritone Dashon Burton, plus Tarik O’Regan World Premiere   Program also Includes West Coast Premiere of Frank Ticheli’s Until Forever Fades Away and

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Press Release: Pacific Chorale, Led by Artistic Director Robert Istad, Presents Transcendent Works by Contemporary Composers

Pacific Chorale continues its season with a program of transcendent choral works by six contemporary composers anchored by Estonian composer Galina Grigorjeva’s profound vocal symphony “On Leaving,” a contemplation on the soul’s release from the mortal body, and Frank Martin’s stunning Mass for Double Choir, a masterful setting of the Latin Mass, on Saturday, March 19, 2022, 8:00 p.m., at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Newport Beach.

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LA Opus Review of Pacific Chorale’s 2021 Opening Night Concert

“It was a masterfully dramatic opening for the Pacific Chorale’s return to the concert platform.” “The return to the Segerstrom Concert Hall platform of the Pacific Chorale under their Artistic Director Robert Istad could not have been more warmly welcomed, and their performance of Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil Op. 37 that was the main item, filling

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Press Release: Pacific Chorale Announces 2021-2022 Season with Return to In-Person, Indoor Performances

Press Contact: Libby Huebner, libbyhuebner562@gmail.com, 562.799.6055   PACIFIC CHORALE, LED BY ARTISTIC DIRECTOR ROBERT ISTAD, ANNOUNCES 2021-2022 SEASON WITH RETURN TO IN-PERSON, INDOOR PERFORMANCES SLATED TO BEGIN IN OCTOBER, AT RENÉE AND HENRY SEGERSTROM CONCERT HALL   Highlights of 54th Season, Spotlighting Contemporary Composers, Include: Two Tarik O’Regan World Premieres Bookending Season; West Coast Premieres

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Reviews of All Things Common

  Critical Praise All Things Common has been garnering strong reviews since its release, culminating in the announcement that the prestigious audiophile outlet Native DSD Music has named it one of their Top 10 Albums of the Year for 2020!   “What’s unexpected from these contemporary choral works is composer Tarik O’Regan’s music, which is

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For Your Grammy Consideration: All Things Common

We are proud and excited to have our latest recording included in the first-round ballot for the 2021 Grammy Awards! Friends, What is it about choral music, produced by human voices in collaboration with one another, that touches us so deeply right now? My hunch is that we crave collaboration, commitment, and inspiration right now.

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