Classical Archives is honored to present a conversation with three people who were motivating forces behind the creation of a major new Passion, The Passion of Yeshua by American composer Richard Danielpour.
Joining in the discussion are
- Richard Danielpour, composer of Yeshua
- JoAnn Falletta, conductor of the Buffalo Philharmonic, who conducted both the first performance of Yeshua with the Oregon Bach Festival and the Grammy-nominated Naxos recording
- Joseph A. LoSchiavo, President of SDG Music Foundation, co-commissioners of the work
They are joined by Barry Lenson, Classical Archives’ Editor-in-Chief.
About The Passion of Yeshua
Before you watch our roundtable discussion, you will enjoy this video about the extraordinary Passion of Yeshua.
And Now, We Invite You to Our Discussion about The Passion of Yeshua
The Naxos recording of Richard Danielpour’s The Passion of Yeshua has been nominated for three Grammys – for Best Engineered Album, Classical; for Best Choral Performance; and for Best Contemporary Classical Composition. Winners of the 2021 Grammy Awards will be announced on Sunday, March 14, 2021.
Absolutely marvelous. An apotheosis or emotion and intelligence. Brings to the common mortal an understanding glimpse into the immense creative efforts involved, and appreciated, in this work. Bravo/brava!