Cathedral Echoes: From Saint-Sulpice
May 20, 2012
Pacific Chorale performs works from the French sacred music tradition, centering on the outstanding organists and composers who have worked at the Église Saint-Sulpice, second largest church in Paris and home to one of the great organs of the world. Organ virtuoso Thierry Escaich, last heard with Pacific Chorale in 2009, returns to the console of the William J. Gillespie Concert Organ. Artistic Director John Alexander conducts.
Program selections include works by Lili Boulanger, Marcel Dupré, Thierry Escaich, Jean Langlais, Olivier Messiaen, Stephen Paulus, Francis Poulenc, Daniel Roth and Charles-Marie Widor.