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BBC Proms Debut

BBC Proms Debut

Jake Runestad's music will have its BBC Proms Debut this week with a performance of "Let My Love Be Heard" by superstar choral ensemble Voces8. The BBC Proms, one of the largest and most renowned festivals of classical music in the world, reaches millions of listeners...

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“Earth Symphony” Wins EMMY® Award!

“Earth Symphony” Wins EMMY® Award!

“Earth Symphony,” the monumental new work for chorus and orchestra composed by Jake Runestad, with a libretto by Todd Boss, has earned a 2022 EMMY® award in the category musical composition. “Earth Symphony,” a 35-minute work for chorus and orchestra, is a 5-part...

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New Music for 2022-2023

New Music for 2022-2023

Many new works are now available for the 2022-2023 concert season: 𝗔 𝗦𝗜𝗟𝗘𝗡𝗖𝗘 𝗛𝗔𝗨𝗡𝗧𝗦 𝗠𝗘 (*𝙉𝙚𝙬 𝙤𝙧𝙘𝙝𝙚𝙨𝙩𝙧𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣* - 11:00 - choir & orchestra) 𝗘𝗔𝗥𝗧𝗛 𝗦𝗬𝗠𝗣𝗛𝗢𝗡𝗬 (35:00 - choir & orchestra) 𝗘𝗟 𝗨́𝗟𝗧𝗜𝗠𝗢 𝗛𝗜𝗟𝗢 (19:00 - choir, string quartet, & marimba) 𝗙𝗜𝗥𝗘𝗙𝗟𝗜𝗘𝗦 (5:30 - SATB choir)...

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EARTH SYMPHONY Complete!

EARTH SYMPHONY Complete!

"Earth Symphony," my first choral symphony and 9th collaboration with poet Todd Boss, is complete! The world premiere will be February 25, 2022 with True Concord Voices and Orchestra. "Earth Symphony," the ground-breaking choral symphony from GRAMMY-nominated composer...

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American Record Guide praises “Sing, Wearing the Sky”

American Record Guide praises “Sing, Wearing the Sky”

The American Record Guide praised Kantorei's recording, "Sing, Wearing the Sky," -- a collection of music by Jake Runestad.   RUNESTAD: Choral Pieces Secret of the Sea; Alleluia; Let My Love Be Heard; Sing, Wearing the Sky; Live the Questions; We Can Mend the...

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