The premiere of The Flower of Departure: A Universal Requiem went up beautifully on May 6TH, 2012 with the Unitarian Universalist Church of Bloomington choir. You can hear the live performance of the 1115 service below. Program notes and texts are here as well.
1-There Will Be Rest
Jack King, a gentleman in the chorus, a member of “Free Range Poets,” wrote this poem following the premiere, which was forwarded to me by the conductor: Requiem-Jack_king