Little Fugue on a Whimsy, A
This light, bubbling piece was composed for and premiered by Third Wheel.
Sleep, My Heart’s Desire
A tender lullaby on a text by Colin Sterne.
Sleep, Holy Babe
A tender Christmas lullaby is combined with a solo trumpet, which is playing “Lo, How a Rose ‘ere Blooming.” Mary Breden led her Consort Singers of Loyola Marymount University in the premiere at their 2018 Christmas program. On YouTube here
Gifted mezzo-soprano Amy Fogerson presented a program of L.A. composers, including Gibson’s Strong As Death, a cycle of three songs on different aspects of love. The songs are 1. “An Evening Song” (lyrics attributed to Esther Mathews), 2. “Infinite Fires” (from The Song of Songs, translated by Marcia Lee Falk), and “He Fumbles At Your Spirit” (Emily Dickinson).
Sunday, June 23, 3pm,
San Marino Community Church