In Praise of Peace for Soprano, Mezzo-soprano, Tenor, Baritone, Mixed choir and Orchestra

In one movement

YEAR: 2013

DURATION: 28′

INSTRUMENTATION:
2(picc, alto fl).2(cor anglais).2(bass clar).2(db bn) – 2.1.1.1 – timp. perc (crot, flex, bass dr, tubular bells, vibr). harp. piano. cel. strings

TEXT BY: Various

PUBLISHER:
Internationale Musikverlage Hans Sikorski GmbH & Co. KG
Hire material:  Sikorski Musikverlage (World Wide) | The Music Sales Group (USA)

COMMISSION:
Commissioned by the Verbier Festival to commemorate its 20th Anniversary as a companion work to Beethoven’s 9th Symphony

PREMIERE:
19 July 2013, Verbier
Miah Persson (soprano) – Lilli Paasikivi (mezzo-soprano) – Pavol Bresik (tenor) – Matthew Rose (baritone) – The New York Collegiate – Verbier Festival Orchestra – Charles Dutoit (conductor)

SYNOPSIS: