During our 26 year history, the Women’s HOPE Chorale of St. Louis has commissioned many new arrangements and works that often feature women composers and poets. Below is a list of all of our commissions. Score samples and recordings are available for many of our commissions by clicking the link next to the title. Please contact us if you would like additional information about any of these pieces.

Commissions

Title
Composer
Date
Concert Title
A Love Supreme
Barbara Harbach
2008
Astro del Ciel
Nika Leoni
December 2, 2017
Christmas on the Hill
Canto de Amor
Osvaldo Fresedo, arr. Julian Hasse and Adam Maness
March 7, 2017
Canciones Con Cortango
Estas Chicas se Quieren Casar
Vicente Salerno, arr. Julian Hasse
March 7, 2017
Canciones Con Cortango
Follow Your Voice
Amy Scurria
February 16, 2020
Reflection
Goin' Down the River
Paul Reuter, arr. Paul Reuter for women's chorus
May 7, 2017
Still I Rise
Grace
Elizabeth Alexander
May 7, 2017
Still I Rise
Hope - A Love Story
Adam Maness
How Can I Keep From Singing
Arr. Scott Farthing
July 1999
International Eisteddfod competition and tour of England and Wales
Irish Blessing
Arr. Katharine Lawton Brown
March 15, 2011
Wearin' o' the Green: An Irish-Celtic Concert
La Vida es Bella
Darwin Aquino
April 28, 2019
Gift of Renewal: A Traveler's Tale
Maple Leaf Rag
Scott Joplin, arr. Adam Maness
March 7, 2017
Canciones Con Cortango
No One Is Alone
Stephen Sondheim, arr. Adam De Sorgo
March 7, 2017
Canciones Con Cortango
Noche callada
Julio de Caro, arr. Julian Hasse and Adam Maness
March 7, 2017
Canciones Con Cortango
Ordinary Prayer
Jane Godfrey, arr. Adam Maness
February 24, 2019
Gift of Healing: Harnessing the Power of Singing
Peace I Ask of Thee, O River
Gwyneth Walker
June 5, 2005
A Celebration of Women in Song: Tenth Anniversary Concert Tour
Peace Like a River
Arr. Gwyneth Walker
2005
Poema
Mario Melfi, arr. Adam Maness
March 7, 2017
Canciones Con Cortango
Psalm (Lament)
Carolee Coombs-Stacy
March 18-19, 2000
The Mysteries of Life and Death
Ripples of Hope
Gay Holmes Spears
April 8, 2014
Noteworthy Novels
Somewhere
Leonard Bernstein, arr. Adam Maness
Songs of Survival
Adam Maness
May 7, 2017
Still I Rise
Tengo mil novias
Enrique Rodriguez, arr. Julian Hasse
March 7, 2017
Canciones Con Cortango
The Nearness of You
arr. Adam Maness
The Season of Singing
Gay Holmes Spears
May 2, 2008
Faces of St. Louis
Theater of Hope
Adam Maness
October 16, 2015
20th Anniversary Gala
Three Folk Arrangements: Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair, Mary Anne, Swing Low Sweet Chariot
Stephen Mager
May 2, 2008
Faces of St. Louis
Three Sacred Harp Arrangements: Jesus Is Willing, Do Not I Love Thee?, Where Are the Hebrew Children?
Arr. Martha Shaffer
March 8-9, 2003
Americana
Tu Scendi Dalle Stelle
Nika Leoni
2-Dec-17
Christmas on the Hill
Wings of Night
Bruce Vantine
May 3, 1998
Music Hath Charms
Yenu Bene
Arr. Fred Onovwerosuoke
April 14, 2015
Jubilee
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