The Dessoff Choirs

New York Premieres

Johannes Brahms: Fest- und Gedenksprüche, Op. 109
Tuesday, April 28, 1936; The Town Hall

Robert Convery: To the One of Fictive Music
Sunday, March 8, 1998; Merkin Concert Hall, Abraham Goodman House

Tan Dun: Water Passion after St. Matthew
Wednesday, December 11, Friday, December 13, and Saturday, December 14, 2002; Brooklyn Academy of Music, BAM Harvey Theater

Kenneth Fuchs: In the Clearing
Saturday, May 14, 2005; Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church

Kyle Gann: Transcendental Sonnets
Saturday, March 6, 2010; Merkin Concert Hall, Abraham Goodman House

Ricky Ian Gordon: Five by Langston
Tuesday, January 15, 2013; Langston Hughes Auditorium, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Adolphus Hailstork: Break Forth
Friday, December 8 and Saturday, December 9, 1995; St. Peter’s Church at Citicorp Center

Paul Hindemith: Four Lieder nach alten Texten, Op. 33
Tuesday, April 27, 1937; The Town Hall

Robin Holloway: Gilded Goldbergs, Op. 86 (instrumental)
Tuesday, February 7, 2012; Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

Alan Hovhaness: Easter Cantata
Tuesday, March 19, 1957; Carnegie Hall

Morten Lauridsen: Les Chansons des Roses
Sunday, March 8, 1998; Merkin Concert Hall, Abraham Goodman House

Frank Lewin: Light Footfall
Sunday, March 11, 2001; Merkin Concert Hall, Abraham Goodman House

Frank Lewin: Organ Prelude: Psalm 148 (instrumental)
Saturday, May 12, 2012; The Church of the Epiphany

Frank Lewin: Psalm 121
Saturday, May 14, 2005; Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church

Frank Lewin: Psalm 148
Saturday, May 12, 2012; The Church of the Epiphany

Jean-Baptiste Lully: Te Deum
Tuesday, May 13, 1975; Alice Tully Hall

Donald Martino: The White Island
May 1994; Hunter College of The City University of New York, The Sylvia and Danny Kaye Playhouse

Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel: Gartenlieder
Sunday, March 26, 1995; Merkin Concert Hall, Abraham Goodman House

Minoru Miki: Jodo
Thursday, March 21, 1991; Merkin Concert Hall, Abraham Goodman House

Italo Montemezzi: La Nave (with Teatro Grattacielo)
Wednesday, October 31, 2012; Rose Theater

Peter Schickele: Concerto for Piano and Chorus “The Twelve Months”
Sunday, February 26, 1989; The Town Hall

Ronald Senator: Kaddish for Terezin
Saturday, November 10, 1990; Cathedral of St. John the Divine

Bright Sheng: Two Folk Songs from Chin Hai
Thursday, March 21, 1991; Merkin Concert Hall, Abraham Goodman House

Sergei Taneyev: 10 Choruses, Op. 27
Saturday, March 22, 1986; Merkin Concert Hall, Abraham Goodman House

Tomás Luis de Victoria: Magnificat
Tuesday, February 2, 1937; The Town Hall

Kurt Weill: Columbus
Sunday, March 15, 1992; Merkin Concert Hall, Abraham Goodman House