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Hear the Song Begin

Julie Bosworth & Christian Lane Julie Bosworth, soprano & Christian Lane, organ December 2021

Ring Out, Ye Bells!

The Union * Trevor Kroeger, music director World premiere performance, December 2021 at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Cincinnati, Ohio.

We Reply

Mendelssohn Chorus of Philadelphia & Dominick DiOrio, cond. with Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia & Ting Ting Wong, piano

A Home Is Found at Christmas

Choral Arts Society of Washington Marie Bucoy-Calavan, guest conductor World premiere recording, Kennedy Center, December 18, 2023

Young Today

Young Naperville Singers Angie Johnson, artistic director; Dominick DiOrio, guest conductor

Scherzo for Piano

Julia Scott Carey, piano

And the Barriers Had Vanished - IV: He asked about the quality

Meredith Mecum and Justin Dougherty, recorded at the University of Georgia, April 2012

The Visible World

The Esoterics - Eric Banks, conductor

Walking to the Sun

Anderson University Chorale

Richard Sowers, conductor

Psalm 105

Oxford Choral Sampler Choir 2018

Richard Pearce, organist; Bob Chilcott, director

Day of Fire and Sun

University of Oregon Chamber Choir

Sharon Paul, conductor


It Takes Your Breath Away

Roger Roe, English horn Original music by Dominick DiOrio Original poetry by Margie McCreless Roe

Live video of the world premiere performance, April 3, 2022, Auer Hall, Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University

Every Given Light

Cincinnati Youth Choir & Robyn Lana

Are You Looking For Me?

World premiere recording * Elevation - Arreon Harley-Emerson, director; Kethrellan Peterson, soprano; Rachel Clark, soprano; Erik Meyer, piano; Stephen Tipping, crotales; Hans Hibbard, gong

Eclipse Music for William Shatner (Complete Speech)

William Shatner's complete eclipse speech Welcoming the Darkness performed by NOTUS, IU Jacobs School of Music instrumentalists, and Dominick DiOrio, moments before the total solar eclipse at IU Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, Indiana, April 8, 2024.

Weaver of Eternities

Otis Murphy, alto saxophone * NOTUS * Dominick DiOrio, conductor (world premiere recording, March 2024)

A Home Is Found at Christmas

Choral Arts Society of Washington

  • Marie Bucoy-Calavan, guest conductor
  • World Premiere Performance and Recording
  • The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall, Monday, December 18, 2023

The Visible World (VoNo; Lone Larsen)

Music: Dominick DiOrio (b. 1984) Lyrics: Oscar Wilde, Théophile Gautier, Catullus, Anthony Kennedy and Paul Barwick Video production: Josef Sjöblom Concept and direction: Josef Sjöblom & Lone Larsen Camera assistant: Joel Wiklund
Based on the choreography by Ulf Evrén, from the performance ”I am like many”, in Stockholm 2022

Ring Out, Ye Bells!

The Union * Trevor Kroeger, music director Premiere performance, December 2021 St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church Cincinnati, Ohio

Woods in Winter

Young New Yorkers' Chorus & Alex Canovas December 2022

Splitting the Sunlight

NOTUS, Dominick DiOrio, cond. - Joey Tartell, trumpet - Kimberly Carballo, piano - Recorded Sept 27, 2022 - Auer Concert Hall - Indiana University Jacobs School of Music - Bloomington, IN

A Chain is Broken (world premiere)

A Chain Is Broken (2019) NOTUS Nicholas Stevens, tenor Erina Buchholz, violin Rees Taylor Roberts, piano Dominick DiOrio, conductor & composer On an original commissioned poem, “Earth’s Anthem” by Khashayar Tonekaboni. World premiere performance.


Fetter & Air · Abigail Chapman · Lucas DeJesus · Sierra Fox · Donald Hunt · Jina Jang · Kelsey Lewis · John Meyer · Langelihle Mngxati · Alize Rozsnyai · Michael Robert Smith · Karina Sweeney · D’quan Tyson · Sandy Rea · Ting Ting Wong · Brendan Fullam · Kyle Conner · Amanda Pfannenstiel · Albert Crawford · Mark Davidson · Mendelssohn Chorus of Philadelphia · Dominick DiOrio

Fetter & Air ℗ 2022 Navona Released on: 2022-01-28

Sleep, Sleep, Happy Child

World premiere performance of Dominick DiOrio's "Sleep, Sleep, Happy Child" for SATB chorus, soprano solo, violin, cello, and chimes. Premiered by the South Bend Chamber Singers and Nancy Menk, director, Sunday, December 19, 2021 at 7:30pm at the Church of Our Lady of Loretto, St. Mary's College, South Bend, Indiana.

Corey K. Rubin - Concerto for Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Concerto for Chorus and Chamber Orchestra (2020) Corey K. Rubin

0:13 I. An Address to My Muse 4:27 II. The Very Coinage of Your Brain 8:56 III. Do Dreams Lie Deeper?

World Premiere Performance: NOTUS Contemporary Vocal Ensemble; Indiana University New Music Ensemble; Dominick DiOrio, conductor (Bloomington, IN, September 23, 2021)

Silent Moves the Symphony True

"The President's Own" United States Marine Band (Col. Jason K. Fettig, director)
Choral Arts Society of Washington (Scott Tucker, artistic director)
MGySgt Matthew Harding, trumpet
Jason K. Fettig, conductor
Recorded March 13-14, 2019

When I Was Eight

Choral Chameleon Chorus
Vince Peterson, artistic director
Hee Sung Kim, piano
Robyn Prezioso, visual artist
Text by Robert Bode

Moses Hogan - Hold On

Mendelssohn Chorus of Philadelphia sings Moses Hogan's arrangement of "Hold On."
Dominick DiOrio, Artistic Director & Conductor
Featuring Section Leaders Jina Jang, Alize Rozsnayi, Abigail Chapman, John Meyer, and D'Quan Tyson.
Produced by Tolsma Productions.
"Hold On!" Copyright © 2002 Hal Leonard Corporation and posted with permission.

5 Questions to Dominick DiOrio

Pablo Gómez-Estévez from Bowling Green State University asks me about being a composer. (April 2019)

Hear the Song Begin

Jolle Greenleaf, soprano & Christian Lane, organ
Youtube virtual world premiere recording: Music at Emmanuel.
Released December 16, 2020.
Commissioned by Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Baltimore.


World premiere virtual recording by Children's Chorus of Washington (Margaret Nomura Clark, artistic director & conductor) in collaboration with Dance Institute of Washington (choreography by Ashanté Green) and pianist Dr. Lester Green. Film direction, audio and video editing and mastering by Arts Laureate. Premiered on June 13, 2021 as part of CCW's 25th Anniversary Gala.

Phil Orch Bow in Dec 2021

My bow with the Philadelphia Orchestra after the Mendelssohn Chorus "Glorious Sound of Christmas" concert with Bramwell Tovey December 2021

MCP 2022 Esmail This Love Between Us

Conducting Mendelssohn Chorus of Philadelphia and Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia in Reena Esmail's This Love Between Us with Vikram Mukherjee, tabla, and Snehesh Nag, sitar October 2022

MCP & Phil Orch 2022

From "The Glorious Sound of Christmas" with conductor Bill Eddins December 2022

MCP Feast 2022

Mendelssohn Chorus of Philadelphia & Dominick DiOrio @ St. Paul's Episcopal Church - Chestnut Hill December 2022

Mendelssohn Chorus of Philadelphia & Commonwealth Youthchoirs premiere We Are Waves by Carlos Cordero and Julie Flanders - Temple Performing Arts Center - March 2023

Mendelssohn Chorus of Philadelphia at St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City, after singing for 5pm Mass, in celebration of MCP's 150th anniversary. June 2023

Moderating a panel on "Commissioning A New Work" for Chorus America's Annual Conference in San Francisco with Brandon Elliott, Rollo Dilworth & Dale Trumbore June 2023

MCP We Reply to Violence

Mendelssohn Chorus of Philadelphia & Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia perform Haydn's Mass in Time of War at the Church of the Holy Trinity as part of the 150th season opening concert, "We Reply to Violence." October 2023

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