New CD – Speak, be Silent
15 March 2019: new CD release from the Riot Ensemble on HCR/NMC with works by Chaya Czernowin, Rebecca Saunders, Anna Thorvaldsdóttir, Mirela Ivičević and myself. Violin soloist Sarah Saviet and the Riot Ensemble conducted by Aaron Holloway-Nahum give a very passionate account of Speak, Be Silent.
CD launch concert: 8 April, London, proceeds go to PlayforProgress.
19 March 2019: Broadcast of ‘Abschied vom Menschen, Die Komponistin Liza Lim’
Composer Portrait on SWR Radio, produced by Martina Seeber (interview in English overdubbed in German) with excerpts of Extinction Events and Dawn Chorus, How Forests Think, Ronda – the Spinning World, Tongue of the Invisible, an ocean beyond earth, Roda – the living circle.
Somewhat grand and sombre program title…but the interview covers quite a few topics and it’s not all doom and gloom. I first met Martina in Cologne when I was commissioned by the WDR orchestra and choir in 1995 which is a ways back…