Don’t Cry

2002, Revised 2003, Revised 2010 | baritone/piano trio or mezzo-soprano/piano trio. There are also baritone and mezzo versions with flute instead of violin.

Poem by Anne Ranasinghe (1925-2016). “Don’t Cry” is from the book At What Dark Point, ©1991, Anne Ranasinghe, used by permission of the poet.

Song 7 of Fathers.

Baritone version premiered by Music of Remembrance, Benaroya Hall, April 2003.

Version with mezzo-soprano premiered by Music of Remembrance in March 2010.