A Suite for Soprano, Counter-Tenor and Baroque Ensemble
Ouverture en Barricade
Arioso en Récitatif
Commissioned by The Juilliard School in 2015 to celebrate the 70th Birthday of Juilliard’s Chairman of the Board, Bruce Kovner. Premiere Performance was in February 2015 with Soprano Liv Redpath, Counter-Tenor Eric Jurenas, and Juilliard415 conducted by first violin Robert Mealy.
Instrumentation: Soprano, Counter-Tenor; Baroque Flute, Oboe and Bassoon; Viola da Gamba; Strings and Continuo
Poems: Katherine by Robert Louis Stevenson; In an artist’s Studio by Christina Rosetti; We Wear the Mask by Paul Lawrence Dunbar