MEMETERIA by Thomas May

Music & the Arts

Morten Lauridsen at 75

Today marks the 75th birthday of Morten Lauridsen, a master of contemporary choral music. Here’s an essay I wrote last year for Chorus America about
Lauridsen’s impact:

On April 13, 1997, a Los Angeles audience experienced the world premiere of a piece that has since established itself internationally as one of the defining choral compositions of our time.

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