Last sunday we had a read through with the singers doing their level best and I couldn't have been more pleased. I am looking forward to the anticipation that will start to creep in as the performance date draws nearer and nearer. Here's a shoutout to Alison Heryer who is going to be designing the costumes for all of our scenes. She has some very great ideas on how to use the space.
I have dallied too long, I must complete these parts. So I leave you with this, because I've been listening to more and more of his music lately.
Despite this piece's elegiac reputation, I find it to be some of the most significant counterpoint I have ever listened to in terms of influencing how I work out my ideas. You should also check out his Essay for Orchestra Nos. 1 and 2.