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“The Hill We Climb”: John Clayton’s Music with Amanda Gorman’s Poetry, Premiered by Amit Peled, Mount Vernon Virtuosi

Amit Peled and the Mount Vernon Virtuosi (MVV) today release a new performance film set to the world premiere of composer John Clayton’s The Hill We Climb. The piece is inspired by and set to the poem of the same name by American poet and activist Amanda Gorman, recited at the presidential inauguration in January 2021.