SDG COMMISSIONS (alphabetically by composer)

Arasimowicz, George (USA, b. 1954)
Window Rock - Peter's Dawn

Ayres, Paul (UK, b. 1970)
Brethren

Bancks, Jacob (USA, b. 1982)
Lumen de Lumine (“Light from Light”)
Mass for All Saints

Bannister, Peter (UK, b. 1966)
Et Iterum venturus est ("And he shall come again")
Hermosura de Dios (“The Beauty of God”)
Psalm 96 
Quatre Psaumes
Spiritus divinae lucis gloriae

Beaser, Robert (USA, b. 1954)
Song of the Ascents

Bond, Victoria (USA, b. 1945)
How Lovely Is Your Dwelling

Bryars, Gavin (UK, b. 1943)
Psalm 141

Cooper, William David (USA, b. 1986)
Psalm 148

Dubugnon, Richard (France, b. 1968)
Psalm 10

Ešenvalds, Ēriks (Latvia, b. 1977)
Psalm 67

Grigorjeva, Galina (Ukraine, b. 1962)
Bless the Lord, o my soul

Harnly, Neal (USA, b. 1960)
The Lost Son

Kellogg, Daniel (USA, b. 1976)
Children of God
The Fiery Furnace
From Everlasting to Everlasting
O Greening Branch 
Preserve Me, O God

Kernis, Aaron Jay (USA, b. 1960)
Glorious Majesty

Lee III, James (USA, b. 1975)
Psalm 111

MacMillan, James (Scotland, b. 1959)
Alpha and Omega
St. Luke Passion
Since it was the day of Preparation...
    WORLD PREMIERE

Since it was the day of Preparation...
   
U.S. PREMIERE

Metcalf, John (UK, b. 1946)
Laudate

Moravec, Paul (USA, b. 1957)
I Will Fear No Evil

Panufnik, Roxanna (UK, b.1968)
Love Endureth

Rouse, Christopher (USA, b. 1949)
Requiem - WORLD PREMIERE
Requiem - NEW YORK PREMIERE

Sandström, Sven-David (Sweden, b. 1942)
God Be Merciful

Schoenfield, Paul (USA, b. 1947)
D'vorah

Sharafyan, Vache (Armenia, b. 1966)
Have Mercy on Me, O God

Shohat, Gil (Israel, b. 1973)
Songs of Bathsheba

Thomas, Augusta Read (USA, b. 1964)
Daylight Divine

Wyner, Yehudi (USA, b. 1929)
The Lord is close to the heartbroken

Commissioned Works

SDG commissions to date are listed below in chronological order, starting with the most recent premieres. If you would like information on performing any of these works or obtaining a perusal score, please contact SDG.

 

Robert Beaser

Robert Beaser
Song of the Ascents
Mixed chorus (SATB) and organ, with 4 soloists
DURATION: 6 minutes
TEXT: Psalm 121
A choral setting posing the age-old question, "From where does my help come" and the comforting response. Psalms Project commission.

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Paul Moravec

Paul Moravec
I Will Fear No Evil
Mixed chorus (SATB), a cappella
DURATION: 2.5 minutes
TEXT: Psalm 23 (King James Version)
A poignant, powerful choral setting of one of most beloved Psalms, emphasizing its spirit of courage. Psalms Project commission.

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Victoria Bond

Victoria Bond
How Lovely Is Your Dwelling Place
Mixed chorus (SATB) and organ
DURATION: 6 minutes
TEXT: Psalm 84 (translation by the composer)
A choral hymn of praise, extolling the beauty of God’s presence within the living earth. Psalms Project commission.

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Richard Dubugnon

Richard Dubugnon
Psalm 10
Solo tenor (or soprano) and mixed chorus (SATB), a cappella
DURATION: 10 minutes
TEXT: Psalm 10
The choir becomes the voice of "crowd" amplifying the leader's expressive questions and pleas to God. Psalms Project commission.

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James MacMillan
Since it was the day of Preparation...
U.S. PREMIERE

Bass-baritone soloist, SATB chorus and
quintet (clarinet, horn, harp, theorbo, cello)
DURATION: 80 minutes
TEXT: The Gospel of John, chapters 19, 20, 21
with Latin liturgical texts from Easter and Pentecost.
A contemporary chamber setting of the Resurrection narrative.

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