Stabat Mater

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.”

 

ThirdWheel-111.jpgOn Saturday, October 22, at the Pasadena Conservatory of Music, the American Composers Forum/Los Angeles presented the final seven compositions in this year’s composition competition. In addition to Paul Gibson’s A Little Fugue on a Whimsy (fl, cl, bsn) the program included works by Adrienne Albert, Arbel Bedack, Mitch Glickman, Garth Herberg, Robert Kotcher, and Gernot Wolfgang, all performed by Third Wheel.