The words of Israeli and Palestinian mothers whose children have been killed are combined with the traditional Latin prayer in this cantata of compassion. “an extraordinarily powerful piece…beautifully crafted and yes, the message could not be more timely…Congratulations on creating such a stunning work” (Grant Gershon, Artistic Director of the Los Angeles Master Chorale). See the […]
Teeming with Life – A Fanfare for Nature
This quartet of horns bounces along, built on a distant memory of a motet by Machaut.
Media vita in morte sumus
Reflecting the feelings of our COVID lockdown, the intense Latin words are set for a cappella mixed chorus. “In the midst of life, we are in death.”
On September 13, soprano Viki Hilferty, tenor Jon Lee Keenan, and organist Jim McCarthy gave the first performance of Gibson’s The Bell of Brother Francis, celebrating St. Francis de Paolo; Fr. Gino Vanzillotta composed the poem and commissioned the setting.