Kohelet – Washington Master Chorale World Premier

September 1, 2021

The Washington Master Chorale presents the premiere of Henry Dehlinger’s Kohelet, a cantata in five movements for SATB chorus and orchestra, with guest conductor Scot Hanna-Weir, bass-baritone Kerry Wilkerson and soprano Danielle Talamantes.

Kohelet combines Biblical Hebrew verse with lush, modal melodies, energetic meters and colorful harmonic textures. The text is arranged from the Book of Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs in the original Hebrew.