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SARAH KIRKLAND SNIDER: MASS FOR THE ENDANGERED
IU Jacobs School of Music - Auer Concert Hall - Bloomington, IN
NOTUS and director Dominick DiOrio perform Sarah Kirkland Snider's Mass for the Endangered, featuring instrumentalists from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.
YOUR HAND AND MINE
Cincinnati Youth Choir (Robyn Reeves Lana) & CCM Chamber Choir (Joe Miller)
Robyn Lana and Joe Miller join forces to give the world premiere of my work The Vast and Boundless Sky during "Your Hand and Mine," the Pre-Conference Opening Concert of the biennial ACDA National Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio. In addition, Henry Leck will conduct the combined Cincinnati-area high school choirs in a new SATB arrangement of my work, We Will Do Miracles, specially arranged for this conference performance. More information here.
WE DANCE @ BUTLER
Butler Chorale - Eric Stark, conductor
Schrott Center for the Arts - Butler University - Indianapolis, IN
Conductor Eric Stark and the Butler Chorale give a performance of my work We Dance as part of their February concert program.
WE ARE WAVES
Mendelssohn Chorus of Philadelphia & Commonwealth Youthchoirs
Temple Performing Arts Center, 1837 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA
Mendelssohn Chorus of Philadelphia (Dominick DiOrio, artistic director) & Commonwealth Youthchoirs (Frank van Atta & Elizabeth Parker, co-artistic directors) join forces for a joint collaborative concert experience, We Are Waves. Featuring guest composer-conductors Rollo Dilworth & Alysia Lee, plus a brand-new commissioned work with original music by Carlos Cordero and an original poem by Julie Flanders. Two performances: 2pm & 5pm. More information at mcchorus.org.
LSU A CAPPELLA CHOIR SINGS ALLELUIA
LSU A Cappella Choir - James Keller, conductor
Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge, LA
Graduate student James Keller and the LSU A Cappella Choir perform my work Alleluia as part of their March concert.
IU Jacobs School of Music, Auer Concert Hall, Bloomington, IN
NOTUS and director Dominick DiOrio present the world premiere of IU faculty composer Chi Wang's Dynamic Equilibrium for chorus and live electronics. The program also features the world premiere of Braeden Ayres Factum est silentium, the world premiere performances of the NOTUS student composition contest prize-winning works, and consortium premieres by Christine Donkin and Christopher H. Harris, in addition to works by Gabriela Lena-Frank, Christopher Theofanidis, and Ysaÿe Barnwell.
A LIGHT HAS DAWNED
Mendelssohn Chorus of Philadelphia
First Presbyterian Church, 201 S 21st St, Philadelphia, PA
The Mendelssohn Chorus of Philadelphia and artistic director Dominick DiOrio present Maurice Duruflé's Requiem, Op. 9 in the version for solo organ, paired with contemporary composer (and Philly native) Rex Isenberg's Messiahs: False and True, a seering account of words of prophets and leaders throughout history, featuring a narrator, solo organ, and bass drum. Solo artists to be announced. Learn more at mcchorus.org.
Choral Arts Society of Washington - Dr. Jace Kaholokula Saplan, artistic director
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
THE PROGRAM: Joseph Haydn: Missa in angustiis (Mass for Troubled Times/Lord Nelson Mass) Florence Price: Song of Hope Dominick DiOrio: Solaris
Explore the beauty that flourishes when we reject preconceived notions. These three works illuminate how we navigate the inner workings of being present, the importance of self-determination and tenacious hope, and what is possible when we choose ourselves and our authenticity, regardless of societal pressure. Learn more here.