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.

 

Daniel Kellogg
Children of God

Children’s chorus, soprano & alto soloists, string quartet & piano
DURATION: 18 minutes
TEXT: selected scripture passages, hymn texts,
and poetry by Jill Peláez Baumgartner
A vocal celebration of children, based on stories of children in the Bible.

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Augusta Read Thomas
Daylight Divine

Children’s chorus, soprano soloist & chamber orchestra
DURATION: 20 minutes
TEXT: “The Windhover” and “Pied Beauty” by Gerard Manley Hopkins
Two movement work thats reflect both the playfulness and maturity of Hopkins' poetry ("Glory be to God for dappled things").

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George Arasimowicz
Window Rock - Peter's Dawn

Orchestra
DURATION: 25 minutes
Orchestral tone poem portraying the scriptural account
of the life of the Apostle Peter.

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Paul Schoenfield
D'vorah

Mixed chorus ( SATB ), 5 vocal soloists & orchestra
DURATION: 50 minutes
TEXT: Old Testament story of Deborah, Judge and Prophetess of Israel (Judges 4-5)
Oratorio infused with jazz, gospel, rock, blues, and classical elements.

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