— Premiered by the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, Peter Boyer, conductor, at The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, April 9, 10 & 11, 2002 (four performances)
— Performed by the Santa Barbara Symphony, Gisèle Ben-Dor, conductor, July 4, 2003 (excerpts)
— Performed by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Wes Kenney, conductor, November 7, 2003
— Performed by the Claflin Hill (Massachusetts) Symphony Orchestra, Peter Boyer, conductor, November 8, 2003
— Performed by the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, Raymond Harvey, conductor, November 14, 2003 (two performances)
— Performed by the Brown University Orchestra, Paul Phillips, conductor, with Barry Bostwick & Kate Burton, March 6, 2004
— Performed by the Pioneer Valley Symphony Orchestra, Paul Phillips, conductor, March 27, 2004
— Performed by the Brooklyn Philharmonic, Peter Boyer, conductor, in the Celebrate Brooklyn! Performing Arts Festival, Prospect Park, New York City, July 10, 2004
– Performed by the TCU Symphony Orchestra, Germán Gutiérrez, conductor, at Bass Hall, Fort Worth, November 1, 2004
— Performed by the Pioneer Valley Symphony Orchestra, Paul Phillips, conductor, November 6, 2004
— Performed by the Brooklyn Philharmonic, Ken Selden, conductor, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, January 13, 2005 (excerpts)
— Performed by the Richmond Symphony, Peter Boyer, conductor, January 26 & 27, 2005 (four performances)
— Performed by the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra, John Giordano, conductor, February 5, 2005
— Performed by the Southwest Michigan Symphony, Robert Vodnoy, conductor, March 12, 2005
— Performed by the Piedmont Regional Orchestra, Michael Hughes, conductor, March 20, 2005
— Performed by the Santa Barbara Symphony, Gisèle Ben-Dor, conductor, April 16 & 17, 2005
— Performed by the Pacific Symphony, Carl St.Clair, conductor, with Barry Bostwick and Concetta Tomei, at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Irvine, July 23, 2005
— Performed by the Huntington (West Virginia) Symphony Orchestra, Kimo Furumoto, conductor, August 20, 2005
— Performed by the Battle Creek Symphony Orchestra, Anne Harrigan, conductor, October 7 & 8, 2005
— Performed by the Philharmonic of Southern New Jersey, Philip Travaline, conductor, October 22, 2005
— Performed by the Warren (Michigan) Symphony, David Daniels, conductor, November 6, 2005
— Performed by the Lafayette Symphony, Anne Harrigan, conductor, March 3, 2006
— Performed by the Billings Symphony Orchestra, Anne Harrigan, conductor, April 22, 2006
— Performed by the Fox Valley Symphony, Brian Groner, conductor, April 29 & 30, 2006
— Performed by the Elgin Symphony Orchestra, Robert Hanson, conductor, May 5, 6 & 7, 2006
— Performed by the Saddleback College Symphony Orchestra, Carmen Dominguez, conductor, May 13, 2006
— Performed by the Black Hills (South Dakota) Symphony Orchestra, Jack Knowles, conductor, October 14, 2006
— Performed by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Shizuo Kuwahara, conductor, January–April 2007 (twenty-two performances of excerpts on educational program for c. 20,000 students)
— Performed by the Richmond (Indiana) Symphony, Guy Bordo, conductor, February 17, 2007
— Performed by the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic, David Bowden, conductor, March 30 & 31, 2007
— Performed by the Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra, David Bowden, conductor, April 19 & 21, 2007
— Performed by the Naples (Florida) Philharmonic Orchestra, Bruce Hangen, conductor, May 3, 4 & 5, 2007 (excerpts)
— Performed by the Laredo Philharmonic Orchestra, Brendan Townsend, conductor, May 6, 2007
— Performed by the Lake Geneva (Wisconsin) Community Orchestra, Andrew Dogan, conductor, May 19, 2007
— Performed by the Phoenix Symphony, Lawrence Golan, conductor, May 27, 2007
— Performed by the Quincy (Illinois) Symphony Orchestra, Bruce Briney, conductor, November 17, 2007
— Performed by the Amarillo Symphony, Mark Bartley, conductor, January 9, 10 & 12, 2008 (seven performances)
— Performed by the Hilton Head (S. Carolina) Symphony Orchestra, Mary Woodmansee Green, conductor, May 5, 2008
— Performed by the Winston-Salem (N. Carolina) Symphony, Robert Moody, conductor, May 17, 18 & 20, 2008
— Performed by the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra, Adam Boyles, conductor, June 1 & 8, 2008
— Performed by the Fairfax (Virginia) Symphony Orchestra, Glenn Quader, conductor, June 14, 2008
— Performed by the Kennett Symphony of Chester County (PA), Mary Woodmansee Green, conductor, June 21, 2008
— Performed by the Reno Pops Orchestra, Jane Brown, conductor, October 25, 2008
— Performed by the Warren (Michigan) Symphony, David Daniels, conductor, November 2, 2008
— Performed by the LaPorte (Indiana) County Symphony Orchestra, Philip Bauman, conductor, November 15, 2008
— Performed by Orchestra of Indian Hill (Littleton, Mass.), Bruce Hangen, conductor, January 18, 2009
— Performed by the Owensboro (Kentucky) Symphony Orchestra, Nicholas Palmer, conductor, April 18, 2009
— Performed by the Portland (Maine) Symphony Orchestra, Robert Moody, conductor, October 6, 2009 (three performances)
— Performed by the Butler County (Penn.) Symphony Orchestra, Elisabeth Heath Charles, conductor, October 10, 2009
— Performed by the Amarillo Symphony, Mark Bartley, conductor, January 6 & 7, 2010 (six performances)
— Performed by the Huntington (West Virginia) Symphony Orchestra, Kimo Furumoto, conductor, February 13, 2010
— Performed by the Sarasota Orchestra, Andrew Lane, conductor, March 19, 2010
— Performed by the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra, Bernard Rubenstein, conductor, April 17 & 18, 2010
— Performed by the West Hartford Symphony Orchestra, Richard Chiarappa, conductor, October 24, 2010
— Performed by the Sarasota Orchestra, Andrew Lane, conductor, November 20, 2010 (two performances)
— Performed by the Philharmonic of Southern New Jersey, Philip Travaline, conductor, February 13, 2011
— Performed by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor, at Bass Hall, Fort Worth, March 3, 4,  5 & 6, 2011 (five performances)
— Performed by the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, Raymond Harvey, conductor, March 24 & 25, 2011 (three performances)
— Performed by the Southwest Florida Symphony, Michael Hall, conductor, April 8 & 9, 2011
— Performed by the University Symphony Orchestra of Cal State Fullerton, Kimo Furumoto, conductor, May 14 & 15, 2011
— Performed by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, David Itkin, conductor, September 28 & 29, 2011 (four performances)
— Performed by the Brazosport Symphony Orchestra, John Ricarte, conductor, October 8, 2011
— Performed by the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra, Nicholas Palmer, conductor, November 18, 2011
— Performed by the DuPage Symphony Orchestra, Barbara Schubert, conductor, February 11 & 12, 2012
— Performed by the Fort Worth Civic Orchestra, Kurt Sprenger, conductor, March 10, 2012
— Performed by the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra, Robin Fountain, conductor, May 25, 2012
— Performed by the Plymouth (Mass.) Philharmonic Orchestra, Steven Karidoyanes, conductor, September 29, 2012
— Performed by the South Bend (IN) Symphony Orchestra, Tsung Yeh, conductor, September 29, 2012
— Performed by the Brevard Symphony Orchestra, Christopher Confessore, conductor, October 6, 2012
— Performed by the Bartlesville (Oklahoma) Symphony Orchestra, Lauren Green, conductor, October 12 & 13, 2012
— Performed by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor, October 31 & November 1, 2012 (four performances)
— Performed by the Lexington (Kentucky) Philharmonic, Scott Terrell, conductor, May 10, 2013
— Performed by the Central Ohio Symphony, Jaimé Morales-Matos, conductor, May 25, 2013
— Performed by the Chester County Pops Orchestra, Jacques Voois, conductor, January 26, 28, & February 1, 2014
— Performed by the Toledo Symphony, Jeffrey Pollock, conductor, February 19 & 20, 2014 (four performances)
— Performed by the West Hartford Symphony Orchestra, Richard Chiarappa, conductor, March 30 & April 5, 2014
— Performed by the Binghamton Philharmonic, José-Luis Novo, conductor, November 9, 2014
— Performed by the Erie Chamber Orchestra, Matthew Kraemer, conductor, January 16, 2015
— Performed by the Carmel (IN) Symphony Orchestra, David Bowden, conductor, March 12 & 14, 2015 (three performances)
— Performed by the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, Joel Levine, conductor, March 28, 2015
— Performed by the Fort Collins (Colorado) Symphony, Wes Kenney, conductor, April 17, 2015
— Performed by the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra, Rossen Milanov, conductor, July 16, 2015
— Performed by the Signature Symphony at TCC, Andrés Franco, conductor, January 23, 2016
— Performed by the Winston-Salem Symphony, Robert Moody, conductor, February 10 & 11, 2016 (two performances)
— Performed by the Rio Hondo Symphony, Kimo Furumoto, conductor, April 24, 2016
— Performed by the Oak Ridge (Tennessee) Symphony Orchestra, Dan Allcot, conductor, September 24, 2016
— Performed by the New Jersey Capital Philharmonic, Daniel Spalding, conductor, October 22, 2016
— Performed by the Ball State Symphony Orchestra, Douglas Droste, conductor, November 2, 2016
— Performed by the Portland (Maine) Symphony Orchestra, Robert Moody, conductor, November 14, 2016 (two performances of excerpts)
— Performed by the York (Pennsylvania) Symphony Orchestra, Lawrence Golan, conductor, April 1, 2017
— Performed by the Pacific Symphony, Carl St.Clair, conductor, as the centerpiece of its annual American Composers Festival, at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, April 6, 7, 8, & 9, 2017; April 7 & 8 performances filmed for television production by PBS’ Great Performances series (see below)
— Performed by the Memphis Symphony, Robert Moody, conductor, September 30 & October 1, 2017
— Performed by Orchestra Moderne NYC, Amy Andersson, conductor, at Carnegie Hall, New York City, October 7, 2017
— Performed by the Yakima Symphony Orchestra, Lawrence Golan, conductor, November 11, 2017
— Performed by the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra, Lawrence Golan, conductor, November 17, 2017
— Performed by the Aberdeen University/Civic Symphony, Robert Vodnoy, conductor, February 17, 2018
— Performed by the Colorado Springs Philharmonic, Thomas Wilson, conductor, April 13 & 14, 2018
— Performed by the Buffalo Philharmonic orchestra, Lawrence Loh, conductor, April 21 & 22, 2018
— Performed by the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute Orchestra, Douglas Droste, conductor, June 23, 2018
— Performed by the Northern Symphony Orchestra, Michael Halstenson, conductor, July 3, 2018
— Performed by the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra, Keith Lockhart, conductor, with Rita Moreno, on the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular, July 4, 2018 (excerpts); televised internationally on Bloomberg Television
— Performed by the Whiting Park Festival Orchestra, Robert Vodnoy, conductor, September 2, 2018
— Performed by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Alejandro Gómez Guillén and Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductors, September 19-21, 2018 (six educational performances)
— Performed by the Cape Symphony, Jung-Ho Pak, conductor, September 22 & 23, 2018
— Performed by the Chicago Sinfonietta, Mei-Ann Chen, conductor, September 22 & 24, 2018 (Sept. 24 at Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center)
— Performed by the Westmont College Orchestra, Michael Shasberger, conductor, October 19 & 21, 2018
— Performed by the Helena Symphony, Alan R. Scott, conductor, October 20, 2018
— Performed by the Toledo Symphony, Matthew Kraemer, conductor, November 8, 2018 (two educational performances)
— To be performed by the Pittsburgh Symphony, Andrés Franco, at Heinz Hall, January 30 & 31, 2019 (educational performances)
— To be performed by the Buffalo Philharmonic, Todd Craven, conductor March 13, 2019 (educational performance)
— To be performed by the Des Moines Symphony, Joseph Giunta, conductor, March 12 & 13, 2019 (four educational performances of excerpts); March 16 & 17, 2019 (excerpts)
— To be performed by the Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra, Michael Butterman, conductor, April 27, 2019


— Hartford Symphony premiere broadcast on National Public Radio’s SymphonyCast, week of July 7, 2002 (approximately 150 radio stations)
— Elgin Symphony Orchestra performance broadcast nationally on WFMT Radio Network, July 28, 2006
— Many of the above live performances of the work have been broadcast on local public radio stations in those cities
— Recorded by the Philharmonia Orchestra, Peter Boyer, conductor, at Air Studios, London, February 16, 2003; actors Barry Bostwick, Blair Brown, Olympia Dukakis, Anne Jackson, Bebe Neuwirth, Eli Wallach and Louis Zorich recorded in New York City, September 17-19, 2003; released by Naxos in its American Classics Series (#8.559246), May 2005 — GRAMMY® Nomination, Best Classical Contemporary Composition, 48th Annual GRAMMY® Awards
— Naxos recording broadcast on more than 100 radio stations throughout the United States, including KUSC, Los Angeles; WFMT, Chicago; WCRB, Boston; WRR, Dallas; KUHF, Houston; KMZT, Los Angeles; WRTI, Philadelphia; KWUR, St. Louis; WOSU, Columbus; WFYI, Indianapolis; WITF, Harrisburg; KXTR, Kansas City; KCNV, Las Vegas; WERN, Madison; KPFA, Berkeley; KDB, Santa Barbara; KCSN, Los Angeles; Classical 24 (syndicated)
— Naxos recording broadcast nationally by Australian Broadcasting Corporation Classic FM (numerous broadcasts 2005-07)
— Great PerformancesEllis Island: The Dream of America with Pacific Symphony (filmed live in concert April 2017) televised nationally by PBS June 29, 2018 (c. 300 PBS stations), with numerous additional broadcasts following, anticipated repeat performances through 2020