Commission: “Mothers of Moses”

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Commissioned by WSMP, the premiere of a new chamber composition “Mothers of Moses” was presented at Rosemont College. Music by Rene Orth, libretto by Ellen Frankel,  Set for three singers and two instruments, the performance featured students of the  Curtis Institute led by the composer.  An interfaith symposium with panelists commenting on the libretto text preceded the musical performance.

Browse the program for details of performers, panelists, and sponsors.

A second performance was heard at the Germantown Jewish Center on April 2nd, 2017.  It was followed by an interfaith panel discussion and Seder.