Christopher Theofanidis

Works: Orchestra with Chorus

Title Instrumentation Duration Listen
Creation/Creator (2015) For soloists, actors, chorus and orchestra ca. 80' I. Elephant in the Dark
II. God-Tapestry
IV. Laboratories of the Universe
V. In the Eternal
VII. Two Girls
XI. An Angel in the Marble
XII. The Music it Makes
IX. Between Green Thread and Broccoli
XIII. All Things Bound in a Single Book
Robert Spano, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
The Gift (2013) for tenor, chorus, and orchestra
Commissioned by the Pittsburgh Symphony
ca. 20'
Virtue (2013)
after Hildegard’s Ordo Virtutum
For soprano soloist, male actor, either 3 amplified female voices or women’s choir (may also be done with children’s choir), chamber orchestra ca. 20'
The Refuge (2007) Libretto by Leah Lax
For soloists, chorus, orchestra, and several non-Western ensembles
Commissioned by Houston Grand Opera
ca. 90'
Houston Grand Opera: Albina Shagimuratova, Rebekah Camm, sopranos; Faith Sherman, Jamie Barton, mezzo-sopranos; Beau Gibson, tenor; Liam Bonner, baritone; Ryan McKinny, bass-baritone; Philip Evbomoen, tenor soloist; Julie Trinh Dang, dan bau and dan tranh; Ali Durrani, Qawwali singer; Chandrakantha Courtney, sitars; David Courtney, tabla; Giridahar Kalamanglam, Samhitha Murthy, tanpuras; Vadim Angerov, bayan; Gifted and Talented Vocal Ensemble; Spanish Choir, Sacred Heart Co-Cathedral Chorus; Children’s Chorus and Orchestra of Houston Grand Opera; Patrick Summers, conducting
The Here and Now (2005) For soloists, chorus, and orchestra
Commissioned by the Atlanta Symphony and Chorus
ca. 35'
Hila Plittman, soprano; Rick Clement, tenor; Brett Polegato, baritone; Atlanta Symphony and Chorus/Robert Spano, conducting