11.08.17 Composers

News from Morten Lauridsen

In August the Chamber Choir of Europe conducted by Nicol Matt is producing a CD for Deutsche Grammophon that will include world premiere recordings ('Prayer' and 'Ya eres mia') by internationally renowned composer Morten Lauridsen.

The Chamber Choir of Europe directed by Nicol Matt exemplifies the European spirit and is known for its insightful and passionate choral concerts. The choir is made up of ensemble members from throughout Europe, the USA and Israel.
Dozens of CD productions as well as television and radio broadcasts document the outstanding quality of the ensemble.
American composer Morten Lauridsen will travel to Austria in August to produce a CD with the choir. He will not only be accompanying the project, but will also assume the piano part himself on some of the pieces. The musical results will be presented live on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at the Stadtsaal Kufstein with an introductory talk and concert beginning at 7:30 pm.