Pacific Symphony’s Classical Connections concert, “A New Day—Celebrating Nowruz,” onSunday, March 25, at 3 p.m., in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, deeply probes Danielpour’s new work. Written for orchestra, chorus and soprano solo, “Toward a Season of Peace” brings together sacred texts from different religious traditions, woven together with texts by the great Sufi poet Rumi. (Sufism is generally defined as the inner, mystical, esoteric dimension of Islam). Led by St.Clair, the performance features soprano Hila Plitmann and the Pacific Chorale and the Shams Ensemble. Read more about the Festival
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