Project Workbook

•THE INTERDISCIPLINARY SACRED MUSIC DRAMAS AT NOTRE DAME

GORDILLOarc-ins-21 FACE OF JOAN

 

 

About the series

Four interdisciplinary sacred music dramas with support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

dante-7    Journeying La Divina Commedia: Desert, Discovery, Song (2016)

A co-creative concept asking the audience to live Dante’s experience towards love.

10866117_1072793162747252_475748205722278479_o    Elijah orThe Jewish Artist In The Western World (2015)

A new view of the classic oratorio by Mendelssohn, with echo projects.

GORDILLO arc-ora-32 REHEARSAL 4    I Was Born For This (2014)

On the ability of the small person to change history.

•INTERDISCIPLINARY PRODUCTIONS AND CO-PRODUCTIONS

shulamitranconcert01    Music, Courage and Remembrance (2015)

An interdisciplinary portrait concert dedicated to the music of Shulamit Ran

kosmologia-fh2t-3-copy-2    From Here to There (2014)

A co-creative, non-hierarchical production.

jane-rownd-and-joe-musiel-pieta-scene-of-pwt-copy     Don Freund’s Passion with Tropes (2011)

A masterpiece by the celebrated American composer, transformed from oratorio to immersive music drama.

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Concerto Imaginario –Tenebrae Poems and Prayers for Modern Man

A multimedia concert with the Contemporary Vocal Ensemble (2011)

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Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana: A Morality Play (2009)

Conceived after esoteric preoccupations of the composer.

the-bells-of-leopardi-stairwell     The Bells of Leopardi (2005)

A video piece nesting the composition’s structure and rhetorical references

•NEW OPERA PRODUCTION AND CONDUCTING

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¡Unicamente la verdad! ) a video opera (2008)

A videopera by Gabriela Ortiz and Rubén Ortiz Torres based on preexistent scholarship and popular music.

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Ainadamar

An Opera in Three Images by Osvaldo Golijov

Excerpt on YouTube

•COMMISSIONS AND PREMIERES

At Indiana University

With Aguavá New Music Studio

CONFERENCES

James MacMillan and the Music Models of Mary and the Cross

Cultural Counterpoints: The Musical Interactions between the United States and Latin America


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