Catalogue | Orchestral :: Ascending Light

Ascending Light (2015) | for organ and orchestra
Commissioned by the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons, Music Director, with generous support provided by the
Gomidas Organ Fund, in memory of Berj Zamkochian and commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
Duration: 28′
Instrumentation: 3 (3rd dbl. Picc.).3 (3rd dbl. E.H.).3 (3rd dbl. B. Cl.).3 (3rd dbl. Cbsn.)/4.3.3.1/Timp./3 Perc./Hp./ Organ solo/Strings
I. Vis Vitalis (Grand, Majestic) ~ II. Lullaby of Tigranakert /Variations, Scherzo, Reverie ~ Coda: Aravot lousaber (Ascending light)
»  Read program notes.
»  Watch excerpts from world premiere at Boston’s Symphony Hall on 26 March, 2015.

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