Havanasis

June 2016

Choral setting by Michael Shaieb of the poem from City of a Hundred Fires by Cuban-American author Richard Blanco, the 5th inaugural poet in U.S. history.

Commissioned by the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles conducted by Dr. Joseph P. Nadeau, Artistic Director.

“Havanasis” is scored for TTBB chorus, piano, acoustic guitar, trumpet, tenor sax, trombone double bass, congas, drum kit, and percussion (guiro, shakere, cowbell, and woodblock).

For information about sheet music availability, please contact us.



Credits


History

July 6, 2016
GALA 2016 Premiere

Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles
GALA Coffee Concert Series
Buell Theatre
Denver, CO

June 25, 2016
June 26, 2016

World Premiere

Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles
“Oye Mi Canto” Concert
Alex Theatre
Glendale, CA