The Seed of Dream

Song cycleI Lie in This CoffinA Load of ShoesTo My ChildBeneath the Whiteness of Your StarsNo Sad Songs, Please.

2004 | baritone or mezzo-soprano/cello/piano.

Poems by Vilna Ghetto survivor Abraham Sutzkever (1913-2010), with translations by CK Williams and Leonard Wolf.

Commissioned by Music of Remembrance, Seattle, WA in 2005.

The premiere recording, with baritone Erich Parce, cellist Amos Yang and pianist Mina Miller, was on Naxos’ For A Look or a Touch. To purchase, please click here

Independent Opera Company’s marvelous film about The Seed of Dream is below.

Click here to view Music of Remembrance’s May 2017 performance with mezzo-soprano Catherine Cook.

A new edition will be forthcoming. If you’d like to perform this, please contact me for a new score.