Shining Night: A Portrait of Composer Morten Lauridsen

Shining Night: A Portrait of Composer Morten Lauridsen

Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Part of the Classical 91.5 Presents series.


74 min


Not Rated

Screening will include a discussion after the film.

About the Film:


Morten Lauridsen who composed Lux AeturnaO Magnum Mysterium, Nocturnes (Sa Nuit D'Ete, Soneto de la Noche, and Sure On This Shining Night), Dirait-on and Madrigali​ is said to be "the only American composer who can be called a mystic." Shining Night provides a look into the life of one of the greatest choral composers of the United States, who spends his summers on a remote island.


This Classical 91.5 event will include a post-screening panel. 

The panel:

Peter Dubois, host of With Heart and Voice; Music director/organist at Third Presbyterian Church
Brenda Nitsch, Music Teacher, Webster Schools
Philip Silvey, Assistant Professor of Music Education at the Eastman School of Music, Director of ESM/UR Women’s Chorus
Brenda Tremblay, Morning host WXXI Classical 91.5