Considering Matthew Shepard by Craig Hella Johnson

June 24, 2023, 4:00 pm

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Matthew Shepard (Courtesy of Matt Shepard Is A Friend of Mine)
Craig Hella Johnson’s large-scale work for choir, soloists, and chamber orchestra explores the life, death, and legacy of Matthew Shepard. On this special episode of Listening to Singers, hear the world premiere recording performed by Conspirare conducted by the composer. Craig Hella Johnson speaks to host Oliver Camacho about the oratorio’s musical references and the importance of continuing to tell Shepard’s story. Learn more about Considering Matthew Shepard here.


Craig Hella Johnson: Considering Matthew Shepard
Craig Hella Johnson, conductor
Harmonia Mundi HMU-807638.39

Click HERE to download libretto.