Hope: An Oratorio

Jonathan Leshnoff

Performing Ensemble: Chorus with Orchestra
Duration: 65:00
Publisher: Leshnoff Publishing
Print Status: Rental

Quick Overview

A 75-minute full-length oratorio for full choir, full orchestra and four voice types: classical soprano, classical tenor, world-voice contralto and jazz tenor. Commissioned by the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts in 2011. Texts include Precious Lord, Hold my Hand, Psalms, children's poetry from Africa. Texts in English, French, Latin, Spanish, etc.

Additional Information

Commission Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts
Composition Date 2011
Orchestration Sop., Alto., 2Ten. Soli; opt. Children's Chorus; 2(2 dbl. Picc.) 2 2(2 dbl. B. Cl.) 2 (3 dbl. Cbsn.) - 4 4 4(2B.Tbn.) 0 ; Timp. 2Perc. Pno./Cel. Hp. Str.; opt. Org.
Premiere Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia conducted by Roberto Minczuk, the Peensylvania Girlchoir, the Mendelssohn Club, soloists Jessica Rivera, Jason Collins, David Linx, and Leah Dexter, Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia (April