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Jun302019

The Ocean of Eternity - Four Stanzas on Mortality

2017 soprano/soprano saxophone/piano

Poems by Anne Ranasinghe (1925-2016). Poem used by permission of Anne's daughter, Shanti Conly.

Premiere: February 9, 2019 with soprano Yungee Rhie, saxophonist Michael Couper and pianist ChoEun Lee.

Commissioned by Michael Couper, ChoEun Lee and Yungee Rhie.

Premiere: February 9, 2019 at Scorca Hall at the National Opera Center, New York, New York.

Video of the premiere is available by clicking here. I say a few words about the piece at 50:40 and the performance starts at 54:54.

PDFs available for sale by clicking here