Commissioned Works

Commonwealth Chorale is proud to have commissioned works by accomplished contemporary American composers, in particular those from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Here are the commissioned works and the year of their world premiere:

NCSfeatured1-150x150.png2019 - Carson Cooman (b. 1982), As We are Changed

2002 - Charles Shadle (b. 1960), A New England Seasonal

2001 - Julian Wachner (b. 1969), Rilke Songs

2000 - Patricia Van Ness (b. 1951), Nocturnes

1995 - James Woodman (b. 1957), Narcissus

1990 - Alan Fletcher (b. 1956), That Hour of Gentleness