Paweł Łukaszewski’s Ego sum pastor bonus for mixed choir a cappella was world-premiered in Kraków on April 24 by the Ealing Abbey Choir led by Christopher Eastwood. The same ensemble also gave a London premiere of Łukaszewski’s work on May 11. Composed in January 2014, Ego sum pastor bonus celebrates the recent canonization of John Paul II. It was commissioned from the composer by the Ealing Abbey Choir and Christopher Eastwood.
Lamentations (2011), another Łukaszewski work for mixed choir a cappella, had its world premiere on April 06, 2014 in the Trinity Church on Wall Street in New York City. Held as a part of the Church’s “Lamentatio” concert series, the performance featured the Choir of Trinity Wall Street with Michael Zaugg, guest conductor.