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Portraits Of Healing: Tyler’s Suite And The Music Of Ola Gjeilo

David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center


James M. Meaders, Other (indicate in text field) DCINY Associate Artistic Director and Conductor
Ola Gjeilo: 
Dark Night of the Soul
Luminous Night of the Soul
The Ground
Across the Vast, Eternal Sky
Featuring Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Distinguished Concerts Singers International

Dr. Timothy G. Seelig, Conductor Laureate
Tyler's Suite 
A collaboration between nine of today's most celebrated composers: Mark Adamo, John Bucchino, Ann Hampton Callaway, Craig Carnelia, John Corigliano, Stephen Flaherty, Nolan Gasser Jake Heggie, Lance Horne, and Stephen Schwartz with librettist, Pamela Stewart.
Featuring Distinguished Concerts Singers International

Also Featuring:

Kellan Christopher, Tenor

Andrew Caldwell, Tenor

Michael McCorry Rose, Other (indicate in text field)Special Guest Artist

Nancy Nail, Mezzo-Soprano

Jorge Avila, Other (indicate in text field)Violin

Steve Huffines, Bass

Participating Groups

Tyler's Suite

Winnebago Lutheran Academy Traveling Choir

Harmonia Choir of Ottawa

Stephen Schwartz


Henderson High School Choir

Rainbow Harmony Project

Wellington High School Chamber Chorus

Hattiesburg Concert Association Meistersingers

Fargo-Moorhead Gay Men's Chorus

Twin Cities Gay Men's Chorus

Central Regional High School Chorus

Rainbow Chorus Waterloo Wellington

Glen Cove High School Select Chorale

Four's Company

Metropolitan Youth Orchestra Nassau Chamber Chorale

San Francisco Gay men's Chorus

Harmony: a Colorado chorale

San Diego Gay Men's Chorus

Connecticut College Camel Heard

Sound About - Charlotte


Cantaria-The Gay Men's Chorus of Asheville

Tone Cluster - quite a queer choir

Special Guests

Artist's Name

Dr. Timothy G. Seelig

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James M. Meaders

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Stephen Schwartz

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Ola Gjeilo

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Kellan Christopher

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Andrew Caldwell

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Michael McCorry Rose

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Nancy Nail

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Jorge Avila

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Steve Huffines

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Carl Pantle

Participating Group Directors

Tyler's Suite
Tyler's Suite
Mark Adamo first attracted national attention with the libretto and score to his uniquely successful début opera, Little Women, after the novel by Louisa May Alcott. Introduced by Houston Grand Opera in 1998 and revived there in 2000, Little Women has since enjoyed over sixty national and international engagements in cities ranging from New York to Minneapolis, Toronto, Chicago, San Francisco, Adelaide, Mexico City, Tokyo, and the recent European premiere in Belgium (2009) and Canadian premiere in 2010 in Calgary and Banff. It is one of the most frequently performed North American operas of the last decade.

Telecast by PBS/WNET on Great Performances in 2001 and released on CD by Ondine that same year, in autumn 2010 Naxos releases the DVD of Little Women's 2001 broadcast. Comparable acclaim greeted the premiere of Lysistrata, or the Nude Goddess, adapted from Aristophanes' comedy but including elements from Sophocles' AntigoneLysistrata was commissioned by Houston Grand Opera for its 50th anniversary and premiered in March 2005 with additional performances at New York City Opera in 2006. Adamo's first concerto, Four Angels: Concerto for Harp and Orchestra, was commissioned by the National Symphony Orchestra and introduced in June 2007. Naxos released Adamo's dramatic orchestral song cycle Late Victorians in 2009 on an all-Adamo CD which also features Alcott Music, from Little Women, for strings, harp, celesta, and percussion; Regina Coeli, an arrangement of the slow movement of Four Angels for harp and strings alone; and the four-minute Overture to Lysistrata for medium orchestra, performed by Eclipse Chamber Orchestra. San Francisco Opera commissioned and premiered of his third full-length opera, The Gospel of Mary Magdalene, in 2013. Adamo's latest opera Becoming Santa Claus, a coming-of-age story of Santa and the importance of acts of kindness was commissioned by Dallas Opera and premieres in December 2015. His music is published by G. Schirmer.

Tyler's Suite