Our Season of Hope comes to a close with our special LUX (Light) free virtual broadcast hosted by Artistic Director Christopher Gabbitas, conjuring the healing inspiration of light that shines down upon us. With selections from the Phoenix Chorale’s Lux Aeterna held in 2019, the concert includes a gorgeous choral arrangement of Sir Edward Elgar’s Nimrod, along with works by Palestrina, Poulenc, texts by Walt Whitman. Other highlights include soloists from the Phoenix Boys Choir joining the Phoenix Chorale for Gabriel Fauré’s evocative Pie Jesu, taken from his Requiem. Paired with new music by the Phoenix Chorale and more! Read the concert program >
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New this season are “Chris Chats,” exclusive interviews featuring choral luminaries including composers, conductors, and leaders in the choral field in conversation together throughout the season, hosted by Artistic Director Christopher Gabbitas.
Enjoy the fourth in this series on Monday, April 19, 2021, at 6:00 pm. Featured choral masters in this chat are esteemed conductors Herbert Washington Artistic Director at the Phoenix Boys Choir, whos soloists are featured in the Pie Jesu movement of Fauré’s Requiem included in the April 24 “Lux” broadcast, along with Carrie Tennant the founder and Artistic Director for the Vancouver Youth Choir.
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VIDEO: LUX Broadcast Trailer: