The Peabody Post

Jake Runestad featured in the Wall Street Journal

Jake-Runestad-Headshot-2-e1331324237961Jake Runestad (MM ’11, Composition) is featured in an article in the Wall Street Journal regarding his new piece, Dreams of the Fallen, a setting of poems by an Army veteran about the war in Iraq.  The world premiere will take place on November 11 at the National World War II Museum in Louisiana, on a program called “Honoring our Heroes”.  The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra will also perform other works in a salute to veterans, including Aaron Copland’s “Lincoln Portrait”, which will be narrated by actor John Goodman. A live web stream of the performance can be viewed at LPO’s website.

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