Light Eternal: The Choral Music of Morten Lauridsen

December 12, 2018, 9:00 am

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Morten Johannes Lauridsen (born February 27, 1943) is an American choral composer. A National Medal of Arts recipient (2007), he was composer-in-residence of the Los Angeles Master Chorale and has been a professor of composition at the University of Southern California for more than 40 years. On the occasion his 75th birthday in 2018, the Chamber Choir of Europe and conductor Nicol Matt have recorded Lauridsen’s landmark compositions in close collaboration with the composer himself. The album features two world-premiere recordings.