Posted by: Kristina Uriegas-Reyes
on Mar 14, 2011
In case you were wondering as I was, an oratorio is pretty similar to an opera in its use of a choir, soloists, and character ensembles, but unlike an opera, there's no scenery, costumes, or action. An oratorio is basically made up of large scale musical compositions that explain the story or subject, usually taking on religious or sacred subject matter.
THIS oratorio, "From the Fire," composed by Tony-nominated Elizabeth Swados ... Read More