Commission spotlight

4 Letters to Santa

(texts from children’s Santa letters)

Logan Skelton

For soprano, mezzo soprano, tenor, baritone, and piano; duration: 7:07
Premiered on “Sincerely Yours…Letters set to music”
April 2 and 3, 2016; at Haverford College and The Academy of Vocal Arts
Performers: Kelly Ann Bixby, soprano, Katy Pracht, mezzo soprano, Andrew Fuchs, tenor, Keith Phares, baritone, and Laura Ward, piano
Commissioned by Lyric Fest, Sponsored by Ellen Phillips Frohnmayer
1. Everything, but not Everything 2. A Few Questions 3. My Real Wish 4. I Know a Little Boy and Girl: The Spirit of Giving (from 1888)