In 2002, Composer Rene Clausen was asked to compose a piece to remember the victims of 9/11. This Sunday, the U of I alumnus will return to New York’s Lincoln Center for another performance of ‘Memorial’.
Nine years ago, a composer and University of Illinois alumnus was commissioned to remember the victims of the 9/11 attacks through song. Rene Clausen composed a piece known as "Memorial." Illinois Public Media’s Jeff Bossert reports on the journey Clausen has taken with his work, and how it is leading him back to New York City.