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  • ‘Voices of Light’ and Joan of Arc illuminate mystery of faith

    By Rick Schultz

    October 14, 2014 | 2:06 pm

    How did a nice Jewish boy from Short Hills, N.J., come to compose an oratorio to accompany Danish director Carl Theodor Dreyer’s 1928 silent-film masterpiece “The Passion of Joan of Arc”? According to Richard Einhorn, his score “Voices of Light,” came into being by “sheer...

  • Messiah Sing-Along

    By Joy Bennett

    December 14, 2013 | 8:51 pm

    Soloists at the Messiah Sing-Along at Disney Hall, December 11, 2013, photo by Joy Bennett

    Recently we participated in the Messiah Sing-Along at the Disney Concert Hall in Downtown Los Angeles.  This holiday tradition is a wonderful way to enjoy the season and share in the...

  • Steve Reich’s non-requiem for Daniel Pearl

    By Gaby Friedman

    January 25, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    When Judea Pearl asked composer Steve Reich to create a piece of music that would commemorate the life of his son, Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, he knew what he did not want the music to be.

    "We did not want it to be a eulogy or a requiem," said Pearl, whose son was...

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