Alan Seeger: Instrument of Destiny

Alan Seeger: Instrument of Destiny

From MurrayStreet Productions, a one hour Memorial Day Special for Public Radio. The Broadcast Premiere of Alan Seeger: Instrument of Destiny. An Oratorio by Patrick Zimmerli, with Libretto by Mirabelle Ordinaire, and Broadcast Host Scott Simon


From the trenches, Alan Seeger’s poems, letters and diaries come alive in the voices of the Cathedral Choir.
In the glorious Cathedral of St. John the Divine, Patrick Zimmerli’s new oratorio Alan Seeger: Instrument of Destiny weaves opera, jazz and choral traditions with a libretto by the French stage director Mirabelle Ordinaire, conducted by Kent Tritle.
Scott Simon hosts this vital hour of tribute to all those who saw combat.

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