Augusta Read Thomas (1964)

Upon Wings of Words, Emily Dickinson Settings (2021)

for lyric soprano and string quartet (or for lyric mezzo-soprano and string quartet)

  • General information
    • Composition date: 2021
    • Duration: 17 mn 30 s
    • Publisher: Nimbus Music Publishing
    • Commission: NEXUS Chamber Music en collaboration avec Guarneri Hall NFP
    • Dedication: Stefan Hersh & NEXUS Chamber Music
    • Libretto (details, author):

      Emily Dickinson.

Detailed formation
  • soloist: soprano
  • violin, second violin, viola, cello

Premiere information

  • Date: 9 September 2021

    États-Unis, Ravinia Festival (IL)


    Kristina Bachrach, soprano ; Nexus Chamber Music