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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.

A Yuletide Carol

Mendelssohn Chorus of Philadelphia - Dominick DiOrio James Lamb, percussion World premiere recording, December 11, 2021 St. Paul's Episcopal Church - Chestnut Hill - Philadelphia, PA

Hear the Song Begin

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


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

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

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

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

image gallery

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

With Flo Gardner & Charlotte Sibley at the premiere
May 2021

dominick smiling and looking out