DateApr 16, 2019
Tickets $20; non-Juilliard students $10. No Juilliard member discount available.
VenueCathedral of St. John the Divine
Address1047 Amsterdam Ave., at 112th St., New York, NY 10025
With companion commissions by Reena Esmail, Colin Jacobsen, Tania León, Jessica Meyer, Nico Muhly, Paola Prestini, and Caroline Shaw.
Introduzione: Maestoso ed Adagio
HAYDN Seven Last Words of Christ Sonata I: Pater, dimitte illis, quia nesciunt, quid faciunt (“Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do”)
JESSICA MEYER Father, forgive them
HAYDN Seven Last Words of Christ Sonata II: Hodie mecum eris in paradiso (“Verily, I say to you, today you will be with me in paradise”)
COLIN JACOBSEN Verily
HAYDN Seven Last Words of Christ Sonata III: Mulier, ecce filius tuus (“ Woman, behold your son”)
NICO MUHLY Short Variation on Mulier, ecce filius tuus
HAYDN Seven Last Words of Christ Sonata IV: Deus meus, Deus meus, utquid dereliquisti me (“My God, My God, why have you forsaken me?”)
TANIA LÉON Lagrimas (Tears)
HAYDN Seven Last Words of Christ Sonata V: Sitio (“I thirst”)
REENA ESMAIL Varsha (वर्षा) (Rain)
HAYDN Seven Last Words of Christ Sonata VI: Consummatum est (“It is finished”)
PAOLA PRESTINI It is Finished
HAYDN Seven Last Words of Christ Sonata VII: In manus tuas, Domine, commendo spiritum meum (“Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit”)
CAROLINE SHAW Seven
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Read 'The Seven Last Words' | Historical Performance in the Juilliard Journal.
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