El Paso Requiem* [World Premiere] by Cuban American composer Jorge Martin

*Commissioned by Communities for Peace; a historic partnership of El Paso Pro-Musica, El Paso Opera, El Paso Symphony Orchestra, and the University of Texas at El Paso Music Department, in tribute to the victims and survivors of the August 3, 2019 attack in El Paso, Texas.

“A Communal Act of Remembrance for the Victims of Random Gun Violence in America Specifically for the 23 who lost their lives from the shooting in El Paso, Texas on August Third, Twenty-Nineteen,”–Jorge Martin


  • El Paso Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Bohuslav Rattay
  • The choirs of The University of Texas at El Paso.
  • Representing El Paso Opera are soloists Cherry Duke, mezzo-soprano and Brian Downen, tenor