Maria von Wedemeyer

Maria von Wedemeyer

 

Bonhoeffer
a choral-theater work

 Seminarians at Finkenwalde

 Seminarians at Finkenwalde

  Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Bonhoeffer  
a choral-theater work (2012) - 70'
trio of women soloists, men's chamber choir,
piano trio (pno, vln, vc), and percussion (vibes, tom-toms)
optional 2 solo dancers (1 male, 1 female)
for program notes click here
- to request a perusal score click here

...."an important work....a breakthrough for all concerned"
                                                                Philadelphia Inquirer

for complete Inquirer review click here
for Broad Street Review review click here
- interview with Bonhoeffer scholar Victoria Barnett

Bonhoeffer performance by Donald Nally and The Crossing at James Memorial Chapel, Union Theological Seminary, New York, September 12, 2015. 

Bonhoeffer performance by Donald Nally and The Crossing at James Memorial Chapel, Union Theological Seminary, New York, September 12, 2015. 

first performance
          March 10, 2013 - Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral
                                  by The Crossing, Donald Nally, conductor

additional performances by The Crossing 
          September 12, 2015 at 8pm - Union Theological Seminary, NYC
          September 13, 2015 at 2pm and 5pm -
                                                           Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral
recording:
              August 2015 by The Crossing, Donald Nally, conductor
                with a grant from New Music USA (Albany Records)
             - CD booklet with complete text and musical references

 

TL with recording engineer Paul Vazquez, producer Adrian Peacock, conductor Donald Nally at recording sessions for Bonhoeffer, St. Peter's in the Great Valley, September 5, 2015.

TL with recording engineer Paul Vazquez, producer Adrian Peacock, conductor Donald Nally at recording sessions for Bonhoeffer, St. Peter's in the Great Valley, September 5, 2015.


Meditation: "Night Voices in Tegel" 

Meditation "Sometimes we are reminded" and Scene "Finkenwalde" (Beatitudes and confession) 

Final Scene and Meditation (This excerpt begins in the middle of an imagined conversation between Bonhoeffer and his fiancé, Maria von Wedemeyer)

Complete archival recording of 2013 dress rehearsal and performance; not for public viewing or distribution.  (with dancers Tim Early and Carrie Ellmore-Tallitsch)