Audio Recordings 

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Dorian/Sono Luminus released Dave Brubeck’s Sacred Choral Works: Songs of Praise in 2010. It presents sacred music performed by Pacific Edge Voices — then Pacific Mozart Ensemble (PME) — and Quartet San Francisco. It includes the large work  CanticlesCredo composed by Dave for PME’s 25th anniversary, and Brubeck’s setting of a Benediction, which he wrote in 2009 for the Pacific Mozart Ensemble.

 
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In 2005, conductor Kent Nagano invited PEV to travel to Berlin to perform and record Leonard Bernstein’s legendary MASS with Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester and renowned tenor Jerry Hadley. The resulting recording from Harmonia Mundi received a 2006 Grammy nomination for Best Choral Performance.

Sample recordings:

Both CDs can be ordered by calling us at (510) 848-8022.

 

performance videos

If Music Be the Food of Love
Dylan Tran

In 2017, PEV launched an open Call for Scores, which resulted in our discovering a wonderful young composer in Louisiana. In spring 2018, PEV presented the West Coast premiere of this gorgeous piece. Subsequently, PEV premiered Tran’s Mass in E in December 2018.

 

The Battle of Jericho
Traditional, arrangement Moses Hogan

Since 2007, PEV has specialized in singing African-American spirituals for audiences in the Bay Area and in Cuba, where we traveled on a musical exchange in 2013.

 

Jazz & pop samples

Our annual set of jazz and pop tunes in original a cappella arrangements is one of PEV’s signature musical offerings.

Concierto de Aranjuez
Joaquin Rodrigo (guitar concerto), vocal arrangement Ward Swingle

 

Comfortably Numb
by David Gilmour & Roger Waters/Pink Floyd, arrangement Jim Hale (based on Scissor Sisters)

 

Please visit Pacific Edge Voices’ channel on Youtube to watch a selection of our video recordings.