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"Music in the liturgy takes on the role of a sacramental," says composer Frank La Rocca in this CWR interview, "it must prepare the faithful to receive grace and dispose them to cooperate with it."

Carl E. Olson


November 24, 2018

The story behind the Mass of the Americas: an 'Ave Maria' in Nahuatl?

March 12, 2016

SYNOPSIS of the Oratorio


A Rose in Winter unfolds in two parallel stories: that of Saint Rita of Cascia, set in 15th century Italy, and a second one set in the present day, focusing on two pilgrims, Fideo and Tomas, whose chance me...


May 2016 • Major Choral Event In Dallas!

published 18 January 2016 by Dr. Alfred Calabrese


THIS EXCITING NEW major work by composer Frank La Rocca will receive its world premiere on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 8:00pm in Dallas, Texas...

January 20, 2016

It is not often that, after 40 years in a career of any kind, one finds entirely new vistas beckoning.  But such has been the experience that began for me in July of 2013 when I received an e-mail with the subject "Commission" from...

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