Shining Night: A Film Celebrating Morten Lauridsen
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The last date listed for Shining Night was Saturday March 31, 2012 / 2:00pm (Concert Only).
Currently at The New York Society for Ethical Culture
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A joyous cinematic story of music's ability to uncover the deepest parts of our humanity, Alive… More
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This is a review for the Concert on Saturday, not the film as the title above seems to be inconsistent....but anyway...concert was overall very enjoyable. The selection of pieces performed was varied, most interesting and many were new to me. Keeping in mind that many of the singers were high school age, although not always a flawless performance, it was well executed. Not all solo voices were really strong enough for the music they were performing (Mozart's "Regina Coeli" in particular). Two highlights for me were Sydney Bell's "Flower of Beauty" and the Lauridsen (of course)--both just gorgeous works.
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Distinguished Concerts International deserve to be praised for producing this exceptional performance and for their generosity in providing discount and free tix. Seats were 3/4 towards rear, but at Avery Fisher Hall, acoustics are unbelievable....continued
Quotes & Highlights
Shining Night: A Portrait of Composer Morten Lauridsen*
Friday, March 30, 2012 at the New York Society for Ethical Culture*
Film screening — New York Premiere, Grammy Award-winner and “Choir Guru” Eric Whitacre introduces the film, and the screening is followed by a Q&A with composer Morten Lauridsen and filmmaker Michael Stillwater.