Notes & Reviews:
Rui Dos Reis, the composer of these two cantatas is a native Portuguese who studied at the Geneva Conservatory. Having lived in Switzerland for 25 years, he now makes his home in the United States. The 'Meditatio XXI' is dedicated to the victims of WWII and was composed for the 50th anniversary of the ending of the war. A bonus DVD is included that contains interviews with the composer, librettist and soloists as well as the texts.