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A Home Is Found at Christmas

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

We Reply

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

Oaks Cloister Prelude #3 - Morning Blessing

Dominick DiOrio, piano for Ian Wilcox, in honor of his dear mother

Oaks Cloister Prelude #2 - Twilight Melody

Dominick DiOrio, piano for John Kohlhas

Oaks Cloister Prelude #1 - Afternoon Sunshower

Dominick DiOrio, piano for Robin Eaton

Ring Out, Ye Bells!

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

Sleep, Sleep, Happy Child

South Bend Chamber Singers * Nancy Menk, conductor Alissa Plenzer, soprano; Jameson Cooper, violin; Brook Bennett, cello; Melaney Miller, chimes World premiere performance. Premiered Sunday, December 19, 2021 at 7:30pm at the Church of Our Lady of Loretto, St. Mary's College, South Bend, Indiana.

I held a rose on Christmas Day

Abigail Chapman, soprano & Ting Ting Wong, piano Premiered virtually on December 23, 2020.

Wondrous love, this dawn becomes

Lucas DeJesus, baritone and Ting Ting Wong, piano Premiered virtually on December 23, 2020.

A winter birth adorns this day

Abigail Chapman, Sierra Fox, Michael Smith, and Lucas DeJesus. Premiere virtual recording made Dec 24, 2020.


We Will Do Miracles

Luther College Aurora - Jami Dietz, conductor; Corey Silberstein, piano

Weaver of Eternities

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

William Shatner delivers spoken word performance ahead of solar eclipse

ABC - WRTV's Marc Mullins reports on the solar eclipse festivities from Indiana University in Bloomington.

William Shatner delivers a spoken-word performance to eclipse crowd at IU's Memorial Stadium

William Shatner, best known for his role as Captain Kirk in "Star Trek," delivered a spoken-word performance just before the total eclipse of the sun.

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

My Harbor, My Home

Macalester Concert Choir * Michael McGaghie, conductor * Mindy Eschedor, piano. World premiere recording of "My Harbor, My Home" with music by Dominick DiOrio and text by Jacqueline Goldfinger. Recorded on December 2, 2023 at Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota.

A Bright Morning Dawns

Mendelssohn Chorus of Philadelphia & Abigail Chapman, soprano Eleonora Macchione, violin & Zachary Zaitlin, piano Dominick DiOrio, conductor

New original poem by Jacqueline Goldfinger and new original music by Dominick DiOrio. Commissioned by KI Concerts for the 2023 Passion of Italy Festival and to honor the 150th Anniversary of the Mendelssohn Chorus of Philadelphia. Premiered in Florence, Italy, 16 June 2023, at the Chiesa di Ognissanti.

We Reply

The Angelo State University Chorale & Symphony Orchestra (Dr. Eric Posada, conductor) perform We Reply for The College Music Society South Central Region.

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

The Red-Gold Darkness of Rain

Coastal Sound Youth Choir Will de Sousa, director * Krista Pederson, piano December 17, 2022

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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

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

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

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

MCP Feast 2022

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

MCP & Phil Orch 2022

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

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

Family after Feast

Mom, Dad, John and me after my Mendelssohn Chorus debut "A Feast of Carols" concert. December 2021

NOTUS organists Fall 2021

IU organists (John Morrow, David Boeckh, Elijah Buerk, Katie Hughes, and Rees Roberts) after our NOTUS concert "return" in 2021. October 2021

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

dominick smiling and looking out