Photo: Endre Balogh

Morten Lauridsen

(b. 1943, USA)

A man, an island, and music that moves the world ...

'Shining Night: A Portrait of Composer Morten Lauridsen' celebrates the life and music of the artist. Exploring the relationship of art, nature, and spirituality, 'Shining Night' reveals the composer through the lens of his love for the natural world together with his passion for music and literature.

Filmed in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Waldron Island (Washington) and Aberdeen (Scotland) with a soundtrack featuring his masterworks such as Lux Aeterna or O Magnum Mysterium.

Choral Directors and Event Planners are invited to host a local premiere combined with a choral performance.
Click here for registration and information.

'Shining Night – A portrait of composer Morten Lauridsen'
A film by Michael Stillwater
A 'song without borders' production
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Visit the personal website of Morten Lauridsen






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