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Augusta Read Thomas: Fanfare of Hope and Solidarity - WORLD PREMIERE
Seeded by usuo on 23 Jun 2020
Author: Utah Symphony & Utah Opera
Fanfare of Hope and Solidarity Augusta Read Thomas, composer Thierry Fischer, conductor Utah Symphony Video production and editing: Andrea Peterson Audio engineering: Stoker White and Funk Studios “Fanfare of Hope and Solidarity” is published by Nimbus Music Publishing. **World Premiere took place on YouTube on May 22, 2020** A map of the form can be found here: Utah Symphony Music Director Thierry Fischer called Augusta in April 2020 to invite her to create a new, four-minute fanfare that could be performed by the Utah Symphony, with the stipulation that each musician would be performing alone from their homes. This initiative was was begun by Clovis Lark, Principal Librarian of the Utah Symphony, at the urging of Maestro Fischer. Clovis and Augusta discussed general parameters for the planned composition prior to Fischer’s phone call. "Fanfare of Hope and Solidarity" was composed in late Apri