Dramatic 30-minute scene for soprano and chamber ensemble (clarinet, violin, cello, bass, piano) with libretto by Gene Scheer, based on the life and work of Holocaust survivor Krystyna Zywulska. Commissioned by Music of Remembrance (Mina Miller, artistic director) and premiered May 14, 2012 at Nordstrom Recital Hall in Benaroya Hall, Seattle. Soprano Caitlin Lynch with Laura DeLuca (clarinet), Mikhail Shmidt (violin), Walter Gray (cello), Jonathan Green (bass), Craig Sheppard (piano).A recording is available, see Out of Darkness (Naxos).
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