Acappellago 15th Anniversary Commissions and Premieres

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March 26th, 2017Premieres & Commissions

To celebrate Acappellago's 15th season, two world premieres were commissioned by its music director, Dennis R. Smith. 

For the December 2016 concerts, Acappellago commissioned long time friend, Robert Convery, a New York composer to write "Herself a Rose," based on the same text by Christina Rosetti.

For the March 2017 concerts, Acappellago commissioned award winning Minneapolis composer, Edie Hill, to write "Wild Wooddove" based on the poem "Peace" by Gerard Manley Hopkins.

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