In Manu Tuas

New Video of In Manus Tuas
26.05. 2014

Fresh from the bootleg live circuit, this is a new video of In Manus Tuas showing the score. Featuring the Capital Chamber Choir under the direction of Jamie Loback, this was recorded live in Ottawa, February 2014, alongside the Choral Concerto by Alfred Schnittke. The soaring soprano line at the end is Emma Bider and Daniela Gunn-Doerge. Thanks choir! This is the same piece that was recently performed at Trinity Wall Street under the direction of Michael Zaugg. You can

Summer Activities
17.05. 2014

I am excited to announce three items of interest in the coming months: On May 10, the Ottawa Bach Choir performed The Trees on the Edge in concert here in Ottawa. This concert was a “prelude” to the choir’s upcoming European tour. The OBC will be singing in Venice, Groning and Amsterdam, L├╝beck, and at Bach Fest 2014 in Leipzig, Germany. During the tour the choir will be performing The Trees on the Edge as part of its programme.

New York Premiere of In Manus Tuas
1.04. 2014

The Choir of Trinity Wall Street will perform In Manus Tuas on April 6 as part of Lamentatio 5 at Trinity Wall Street in New York. Guest conductor Michael Zaugg joins Julian Wachner, the Choir of Trinity Wall Street and NOVUS NY for a programme of Lenten choral music. The concert can be streamed live on Sunday, April 6 at 4:30 P.M. UPDATE! Congratulations to Michael Zaugg and the Choir of Trinity Wall Street for an excellent concert. The whole

Upcoming Performances
15.02. 2014

I am very pleased to bring to your attention two upcoming performances of my work: The Canadian Centennial Choir will perform a newly commissioned work, Nisi Pontus et Aer, on May 3. This piece is composed for choir, string quartet, percussion and piano. It is a setting of a passage from Ovid’s Tristia in which the poet describes vividly a storm he encounters on his way into exile. Whether intended by the ancient writer or not, I hear a bit