• Leon Kirchner
  • Lily (for soprano and chamber ensemble) (1978)

  • Associated Music Publishers Inc (World)

Reconstructed and edited by David Fetherolf
reconstructed and edited by David Fetherolf

  • fl, ob, cl, bn, hn, perc, pf, cel, vn, va, vc, tape
  • soprano
  • 22 min

Programme Note

First Performance (reconstructed version)
April 2, 2012
New England Conservatory
Larry Lesser, conductor
Boston, MA

American millionaire Gene Henderson has come to Africa to find the "way to live." In an effort to rid an African tribe of the frogs that are destroying its water supply, Henderson unwittingly destroys the water as well as the frogs. Throughout he recalls his second wife, Lily.




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