The Hanukkah Story

Composed by Lucas Richman
Length: 8:00
Instrumentation: Narrator, Chorus, 2222-4231, timp+2, hp, str
Theme: Hanukkah, Judaica
Category: Special Events
Ensemble: Full Orchestra, SATB
Instrument / Voice: Narrator
This vibrant new work celebrates the Jewish festival of Hanukkah by telling the miraculous story of the Maccabees’ return to Jerusalem. An original setting of the traditional Ma’oz Tzur text brings the Festival of Lights to life through a swirling flourish of tambourine, chorus and orchestra.