Such Sweet Sorrow

(2018, 4′)

Poem by Allison Joseph
Commissioned by American Opera Projects for the Chautauqua Opera Company
Part of the Composer-in-Residence program at the 2018 Chautauqua Opera

Photos by Sara Noble.

Team

Bass and Piano.

Preface

Such Sweet Sorrow (2018) is a song for soprano and piano, on a poem by Allison Joseph. This work was commissioned by American Opera Projects for the Chautauqua Opera Company as part of the 2018 Chautauqua Opera Composer-in-Residence program.

Heard

Such Sweet Sorrow received its world premiere on August 2, 2018 at the Chautauqua Institution, with Brett Bode (bass) and Miriam Charney (piano).