Because (2021) 20'

A Symphony of Serendipity for narration and orchestra

2(II=picc).2.2.2 - 2.2.3(III-btbn).1 - timp - perc(3): typewriter/tri/glock/SD/effects - piano/toy piano - strings Percussion: Various implements to mimic the sounds of workers working/cleaning (sweeping broom, screwing in light bulb, hammering, etc.)

Based on the book, text by Mo Willems; Illustrations by Amber Ren; Script by Mo Willems; Arranged by Jannina Norpoth

Commissioned by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the National Symphony Orchestra and was first produced at the Kennedy Center with the NSO during the 2021-2022 season

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