Moravec: Rejoice in Hope

“…Love one another with mutual affection; outdo one another in showing honor.”     Romans 12:10 (NRSV) On March 17, Mark Hyczko — music director of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church (Westfield, NJ) — leads the parish choir in the premiere of Paul Moravec’s newest choral work Rejoice in Hope. Scored for solo bass, SATB choir and […]

Locklair: A Conductor’s Perspective

“Just because you write the music doesn’t mean that you know it from a conductor’s perspective.” And so, Dan Locklair offers some insight into conducting his own music as he prepares for a November 2 concert in Roanoke, Va, featuring the St. John’s Choir – joined by ensemble members of the Winston-Salem Symphony – as […]

Frazelle: HEARKEN *WORLD PREMIERE*

Concert: Frazelle: HEARKEN *WORLD PREMIERE* Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2018-08-04 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Maria Serkin, horn; Allison Gagnon, piano Link: http://ihs50.org/ Concert Information: International Horn Society 50th Anniversary Ball State University Muncie, IN

Moravec: More Important Than Ever

“…Sanctuary Road is more important than ever.” Mark Campbell, librettist As the Oratorio Society of New York prepares for its May 7 world premiere of Paul Moravec’s Sanctuary Road, Campell introduces us the composer’s newest choral work. The 45-minute piece was commissioned by the ensemble and the premiere takes place at Carnegie Hall led by Kent […]

Moravec: Profoundly Rewarding

“Paul Moravec’s Mass in D [is a] demanding piece [that is] profoundly rewarding.” Bach Festival Society (Winter Park, FL) music director Dr. John Sinclair shares some thoughts about Moravec’s music before the ensemble’s upcoming February 17 portrait concert. The program also features two additional choral works: I Will Fear No Evil and Songs of Love and War. […]

Locklair: A Beautiful Christmas Reflection

  “I found Edmund Sears’ poem [to be] so rich in imagery and, simply, a beautiful Christmas reflection.” And so, introduces us to the poet behind his newest choral work Calm on the Listening Ear of Night which premieres on December 17 sung by the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Choir in Winston-Salem, NC. Commissioned by Aurelia Gray […]

Abels: SILENT NIGHT, JOYFUL NIGHT

Concert: Abels: SILENT NIGHT, JOYFUL NIGHT Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2017-12-18 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Grace Chancel Choir and Orchestra Link: http://gpch.org/worship/music/artist-series/ Concert Information: Daniel Fenn, conductor Grace Presbyterian Church Houston, TX

Locklair: THE GATES OF MORNING

Concert: Locklair: THE GATES OF MORNING Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2018-05-05 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Renaissance Singers Link: http://singers-renaissance.org/?page_id=180 Concert Information: Robert Pritchard, conductor Unitarian Universalist Church of Charlotte Charlotte, NC

Galbraith: In Constant Motion

“Nancy Galbraith’s Missa Mysteriorum is a choral score in constant motion.” — Adam Waite On April 30, Adam Waite — Minister of Music, Montview Boulevard Presbyterian Church — leads the orchestral premiere of Galbraith’s Missa Mysteriorum in Denver, CO. Originally scored for SATB choir and wind ensemble, Missa Mysteriorum (Mass of the Mysteries) is a […]

Locklair: A Choral Portrait

  On March 4, Cantari Voices Ensemble presents a Dan Locklair portrait concert featuring two choral works: A DuBose Heyward Triptych and his recent Requiem. Conductor Dr. Sue Klausmeyer leads the ensemble’s program at The Chapel of the Cross in Chapel Hill, NC. A DuBose Heyward Triptych is a three-movement, 16-minute a cappella work commissioned by The […]