Noted conductor, Dr. Richard Sparks will lead a large chorus of singers from Canada and the USA in a performance of my Nou Goth Sonne Under Wode at Carnegie Hall, New York City on Monday, March 7, 2016. Dr. Sparks conducted the first two performances of this work in 2005 and 2007 when he was conductor of Pro Coro Canada. Members of the award-winning Orchestra of Distinguished Concerts International, New York will be the orchestra for the event. The performance will use the new smaller ensemble version of the accompaniment which was scored for seven players by the composer in 2015. The concert, sponsored by DCINY, is open to choirs and/or solo choristers from around the world. Singers will gather in NYC the weekend of March 5-6 to rehearse with Dr. Sparks. 2005 Premiere performance soloists will reprise their roles in New York: soprano Jolaine Kerley as Mary, and Timothy Anderson as the narrator. Allan Bevan will be performing as the organist in the ensemble.
Can't be a singer but would like to attend the concert? The concert is entitled Between Heaven and Earth Tickets go on sale December 8, 2015 through the Carnegie Hall web-site. Update March 2, 2016 only a very few tickets to the concert remain.
Want to know more about this work? Completed 2005; large-scale dramatic work on the Passion of Christ for actor, soprano, chorus and orchestra First performance: Winspear Centre for Music, Edmonton, Good Friday, March 25, 2005 with Timothy Anderson, actor, Jolaine Kerley, soprano, Pro Coro Canada, Pro Coro Canada Chamber Orchestra, Richard Sparks, conductor. Nou Goth Sonne Under Wode is published by classica Music Publishers. Each Carnegie Hall singer should bring a copy of the vocal score as pictured above to rehearsals. More information about obtaining the music can be found here: