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Samuel Barber

Publisher: G. Schirmer

Prayers of Kierkegaard (1954)
Text Writer
Søren Kierkegaard
G Schirmer Inc
Chorus and Orchestra/Ensemble
Year Composed
18 Minutes
Mixed Chorus

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Programme Note
Samuel Barber Prayers of Kierkegaard (1954)

Related versions:
   reduced orchestration by Lee Hoiby (with chorus)
   reduction for organ and chorus by Norris L. Stephens
   study score

  • Ensemble
    Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
    Carmen Pelton, soprano
    Robert Shaw
  • G. Schirmer:
  • Ensemble
    Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Chorus
    Sarah Reese (Soprano)
    Andrew Schenck
    Koch International Classics:
  • 06 MAY 2018
    Chapel of the Resurrection, Valparaiso, IN
    Valparaiso University Symphony Orchestra
    Dennis Friesen-carper, conductor
  • 08 MAR 2018
    Americana '18
    St. John's Smith Square, London
    The London Chorus
    Edward Batting (Organ) ; Ronald Corp, conductor
  • 28 OCT 2016
    New Orleans, LA
    Louisiana Philharmonic
    Carlos Miguel Prieto, conductor

    Other Dates:
    29 October - New Orleans, LA
  • 24 SEP 2015
    Lausanne, Switzerland
    Sinfonietta de Lausanne, Pro Arte
    Alexander Mayer, conductor
  • 13 FEB 2011
    Greensboro, NC
    University of North Carolina
    Kevin Geraldi, conductor

    Other Dates:
    27 February - Greensboro, NC
  • 21 NOV 2010
    Grand Rapids, MI
    Evangelical Church Society
    Randall Burghart, conductor
  • 31 OCT 2010
    Minneapolis, MN
    Masterworks Chorale of Augsburg
    Peter Hendrickson, conductor
  • 11 SEP 2010
    Prayers of Kierkegaard, for Full OrchestraOp.30
    Orq.Sin.Universidad de Sao Paulo
  • 02 JUL 2010
    West Cork Chamber Music Festival, Bantry, Ireland
    National Youth Orchestra of Ireland
    Greg Beardsell, conductor

    Other Dates:
    3 July - Wexford Opera House, Wexford, Ireland
    4 July - National Concert Hall, Dublin, Ireland
  • 02 JUL 2010
    United Kingdom
    National Youth Orchestra of Ireland
    Greg Beardsell, conductor
  • 02 JUL 2010
    Neuhausen, Germany
    Sinfonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks
    Carolina Ullrich, Sopran; Fernando Portari, Tenor; Vassilis Agrokostas, Gesang; Eberhard Knobloch, Klarinette; Miltiades Papastamou, Violine; Ulf Schirmer, conductor
  • 02 JUL 2010
    Sinfonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks
    Ulf Schirmer, conductor
  • 25 APR 2010
    Nashville, TN
    St. George's Episcopal Church
    Mark Ring, conductor
  • 08 APR 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
    David Robertson, conductor

    Other Dates:
    9,10 April - St. Louis, MO
  • 28 MAY 2009
    Nashville, TN
    Nashville Symphony
    Arianna Zuckerman; Leonard Slatkin, conductor

    Other Dates:
    29,30 May - Nashville, TN
  • 08 MAR 2008
    St. Botolph's Church, Colchester
    Colchester Choral Society
  • 23 APR 2006
    Bowling Green, OH
    Bowling Green St University
    Emily Freeman Brown, conductor
  • 12 NOV 2005
    Binghamton, NY
    Binghamton Philharmonic
    José-Luis Novo, conductor
  • 03 DEC 1954
    Prayers of Kierkegaard World Premiere
    Boston, MA
    Boston Symphony Orchestra
    Leontyne Price, soprano; Charles Munch, conductor

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