Cathedrals of Sound
Carl St.Clair, conductor
Robert Istad, conductor
Elissa Johnston, soprano
Pacific Chorale — Robert Istad, artistic director
TALLIS: Spem in Alium
STRAUSS: Death and Transfiguration
MACMILLAN: Fiat Lux (World Premiere)
Doors open at 6:45 p.m.
Preview Talk with KUSC's Alan Chapman at 7 p.m.
The New York Times calls Scottish composer Sir James MacMillan as “ceaselessly inventive, evocative and penetrating.” He joins Pacific Symphony on a spiritual journey with his major commission Fiat Lux (“Let There Be Light”); a perfect pairing to Strauss’ eternal tone poem Death and Transfiguration.