Augusta Read Thomas (1964)

Daylight Divine (2001)

for solo soprano, children's chorus and chamber orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2001
    • Duration : 20 mn
    • Publisher : Schirmer
    • Commission: Ensemble Orchestral de Paris & Soli Deo Gloria
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Gerard Manley Hopkins.

Detailed formation
  • soloist : soprano
  • children's choir
  • 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, bassoon, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, percussion, harp, strings

Premiere information

  • Date : 12 June 2001
    Location :

    France, Paris, Basilique de Saint Denis


    Performers :

    Christine Brandes, soprano ; Indianapolis Children’s Choir ; Henry Leck, chef de chœur ; Ensemble Orchestral de Paris ; John Nelson, direction.