Teaming the Shrew

A Mate for Kate Teaming the Shrew is the wonderful retelling of Shakespeare’s Taming the Shrew. Join the Party in Padua (Song 1) chorus A Single Glance (Song 2) Lucentio Bianca, Bellissima (Song 3) suitors & chorus Petruchio, the Rock (Song 4) Petruchio...

Daniel and the Beastly Night – Youth Musical

Daniel and the Beastly Night is a 30-minute musical for youth. Written for unison or two-part choir, it dramatizes the popular Biblical story of the prophet Daniel who faces death because of his commitment to prayer. Incorporating humor and a variety of musical...

Retourner Symphonie, Symphony No. 11

Retourner Symphonie is Harbach’s eleventh symphony. I. Return-Debate, the first movement, is loosely based on a scene from Willa Cather’s 1913 novel, O Pioneers! takes place in Nebraska in the early twentieth century. Emil Bergson has just returned home to Nebraska...

Symphony for Ferguson, Symphony No. 10

Commissioned by the Missouri Humanities Council the Symphony for Ferguson was premiered October 2015 at the Touhill Performing Arts Center at the University of Missouri-St. Louis by the University Orchestra under the direction of Dr James Richards.  The commission...

Celestial Symphony, Symphony No. 9

The Celestial Symphony is an arrangement of excerpts from Barbara Harbach’s silent film score, The Birth, Life and Death of Christ, which was premiered in 2014.  The film was directed by the trailblazing French filmmaker, Alice Guy Blaché (1873-1968), and is...