How Theo Changed His Name

Title: How Theo Changed His Name

Instruments: Tenor, Mezzo-Soprano, Clarinet, Bassoon, Piano

Program Notes:

How Theo Changed His Name (Lyrics by Darren Canady) is a song cycle that tells the story of the relationship between a priest and his goddess, and how he ultimately finds redemption for a great betrayal.  The piece was the result of a composer/librettist workshop run by the Pittsburgh Symphony and led by Derek Bermel and Wendy S. Walters.

First Performed: 2008: Eva Rainforth, Robert Frankenberry, Julieta Ugartemendia, Mark Fromm, Matthew Gillespie