Arstlandia Interviews Ivan Moody Before From Darkness To Light

Ivan MoodyArstlandia hosts a Q&A with From Darkness To Light guest conductor Ivan Moody and includes this preview of the performance:

This coming weekend, May 16 and 17, classical choir Cappella Romana will bring star composer and conductor Ivan Moody to Portland to conduct From Darkness to Light, an intense program featuring the rarely-performed Choir Concerto by Sergei Rachmaninoff, a Diptych by Ukrainian composer Galina Grigorjeva, and his own work Anastasis on Eastertide texts in Greek and English…or that’s one way to describe Cappella Romana’s upcoming performance. The LA Times has another perspective of Moody’s music, calliing it “like jeweled light flooding the space.” How is it that early choral music that’s so academic to read about, is so visceral and so emotional to actually hear? After spending the afternoon enveloped in Ivan Moody’s transcendent SoundCloud, Artslandia asked Moody to shed some light on his musical process and philosophy. Here’s what he said:

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Friday, 15 May 2015, 8:00pm
Trinity Episcopal Church




Saturday, 16 May 2015, 8:00pm
St. Mary’s Cathedral


Sunday, 17 May 2015, 2:00pm
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral