The song-cycle "After Great Pain" was commissioned by the James-F.-Byrnes-Institute in memory of Those, who died in the New York attack on the Twin Towers on September 11 2001. The work was commissioned for a commemorative concert of the State of Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Date of first performance: September 11 2002
Performers: Aylish E. Kerrigan, mezzosoprano and Gabriele Schinnerling, piano
Venue: Landesbank, Königsstraße 5, Stuttgart, Germany
Three songs and a recitative on poems of Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman
ive on poems of Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman