May 18 2014
The Radio Hour

The Radio Hour

Presented by Pacific Chorale at Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

Have you ever seen someone crawl through a radio?

The Radio Hour - the new collaboration between composer Jake Heggie, one of the world’s most prominent current composers of dramatic vocal music, and librettist Gene Scheer - crosses Alice in Wonderland with the golden age of radio in a magical program about the power of singing to shape and give meaning to our lives. Including a swinging salute to radio legend Fred Waring, “The Man Who Taught America How to Sing.”

FEATURING:

Pacific Chorale

John Alexander Singers

Eve Himmelheber, actress

James R. Taulli, stage director

John Alexander, conducting

PROGRAM:

Este (Evening) by Zoltán Kodály

Nocturne by Adolphus Hailstork

A Song for St. Cecilia's Day by Theron Kirk

There Is Sweet Music by Edward Elgar

I'm Gonna Sing 'Til the Spirit Moves in My Heart by Moses Hogan

 

 

A Fred Waring Tribute:

Sing! Sing! Sing! by Louis Prima

All the Things You Are by Jerome Kern

Begin the Beguine by Cole Porter

Without a Song by Vincent Youmans

The Radio Hour (world premiere) by Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer

 

 

 

Watch a video interview about The Radio Hour with composer Jake Heggie and conductor John Alexander on YouTube.

 

Admission Info

$19-$129

Email: tickets@pacificchorale.org

Dates & Times

2014/05/18 - 2014/05/18

Additional time info:

Concert preview at 4:30 p.m.

Location Info

Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

615 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Accessibility Info