work details

I give you a new commandment

  • Instrumentation: SATB (divisi) a cappella
  • Completed: August 2006
  • Duration: 4 minutes
  • Texts: John 13:34
  • Audio:
  • Published:

    Oxford University Press: Click to peruse the score / purchase

  • Program Note:

    One of his most popular pieces, DiOrio sets a biblical text appropriate for Holy Week and Easter in a fresh, flowing harmonic style. This piece works well in concert settings and in church services.

  • Performances:
    • February 23, 2007 (Premiere)
      Marquand Chapel Choir
      Erin Westmaas, conductor
      Yale University - Marquand Chapel - New Haven, CT
    • April 5, 2007
      Battell Chapel Choir
      Dominick DiOrio, conductor
      Yale University - Battell Chapel - New Haven, CT
    • April 13, 2007
      Marquand Chapel Choir
      Erin Westmaas, conductor
      Yale University - Marquand Chapel - New Haven, CT
    • May 6, 2007
      Choir of St. Luke's Episcopal Church
      Marisa Green, conductor
      St. Luke's Episcopal Church - Baton Rouge, LA
    • July 11, 2007
      Apprentices of the Berkshire Choral Festival
      Dominick DiOrio, conductor
      The Berkshire School - Sheffield, MA
    • July 18, 2007
      Apprentices of the Berkshire Choral Festival
      Dominick DiOrio, conductor
      The Berkshire School - Sheffield, MA
    • July 25, 2007
      Apprentices of the Berkshire Choral Festival
      Dominick DiOrio, conductor
      The Berkshire School - Sheffield, MA
    • August 1, 2007
      Apprentices of the Berkshire Choral Festival
      Dominick DiOrio, conductor
      The Berkshire School - Sheffield, MA
    • August 8, 2007
      Apprentices of the Berkshire Choral Festival
      Dominick DiOrio, conductor
      The Berkshire School - Sheffield, MA
    • October 19, 2007
      Marquand Chapel Choir
      Dominick DiOrio, conductor
      Yale University - Marquand Chapel - New Haven, CT
    • December 1, 2007
      Yale Camerata - Advent Concert
      Marguerite L. Brooks, conductor
      Yale University - Battell Chapel - New Haven, CT
    • February 15, 2009
      Love Revealed: Songs of Awakening
      Sacra/Profana
      Krishan Oberoi, conductor
      The Immaculata Church - University of San Diego - San Diego, CA
    • March 15, 2009
      Epiphany Lutheran Church Choir
      Robert Bolyard, conductor
      Epiphany Lutheran Church - Conyers, GA
    • December 4, 2009
      Holiday Benefit Concert
      Lone Star College-Montgomery Chamber Singers
      Dominick DiOrio, director
      Lone Star College-Montgomery - Mainstage Theater - Conroe, TX
    • March 11, 2010
      Annual Tour 
      Lone Star College-Montgomery Chamber Singers
      Dominick DiOrio, director
      Conroe High School - Conroe, TX
    • March 11, 2010
      Annual Tour 
      Lone Star College-Montgomery Chamber Singers
      Dominick DiOrio, director
      Oak Ridge High School - Spring, TX
    • March 12, 2010
      Annual Tour 
      Lone Star College-Montgomery Chamber Singers
      Dominick DiOrio, director
      St. Clare's Monastery - New Orleans, LA
    • February 11, 2012
      Uncommon Practice
      Robert Bolyard, conductor
      Atlanta, GA
    • April 5, 2012
      The Choir of St. Bartholomew's
      Brad A. Hughley, choirmaster
      St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church - Atlanta, GA
    • February 17, 2013
      Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
      Symphonic Choir 
      Mason Copeland, conductor
      Indiana University - Auer Hall - Bloomington, IN
    • May 24, 2014
      Uncommon Practice
      Robert Bolyard, artistic director
      Redeemer Lutheran Church - Atlanta, GA
    • June 1, 2014
      West End United Methodist Church Sanctuary Choir
      Daniel Russell, conductor
      West End United Methodist Church - Nashville, TN
    • June 26, 2014
      Uncommon Practice
      Robert Bolyard, artistic director
      Georgia ACDA Convention
      Spivey Hall - Morrow, GA 
    • April 28, 2015
      NTHS Concert Choir
      David Ladd, conductor
      New Trier High School - Cornog Auditorium - Northfield, IL
    • May 10, 2015
      St. Philip's Cathedral Choir
      Dale Adelmann, canon for music
      St. Philip's Cathedral - Atlanta, GA
    • November 15, 2015
      Trinity Choir
      Bruce Neswick, director
      Trinity Episcopal Cathedral - Portland, OR
    • September 18, 2016
      First Unitarian Church Chamber Choir
      Andrea Drury, director
      First Unitarian Church - Portland, OR
    • April 13, 2017
      Christ Church Cathedral Choir
      Stephan Casurella, canon for music
      Christ Church Cathedral - Cincinnati, OH