SONG




Kings Place, London, 6.30pm

 

Following the critical acclaim of their debut album HERE WE ARE, award-winning contemporary quartet The Hermes Experiment release their second album, SONG, this Autumn on Delphian Records. The disc is an eclectic collection of song commissions written for the quartet and songs newly arranged by members of the ensemble from different styles and eras. This concert celebrates the launch of SONG, with pieces from the album as well as two new commissions by Laura Moody and Tom Coult.

 

Barbara Strozzi (arr. Werner), Tradimento 
Clara Schumann (arr. Pashley), Liebst du um Schönheit 
Philip Venables, A Photograph 
Laura Moody, Rilke Songs (world premiere)
Tom Coult, I Find Planets (world premiere)
Robin Haigh, Kalimotxo 
Soosan Lolavar, Mah Didam 
Ayanna Witter-Johnson, Draw the Line 
Emily Hall (arr. Pashley), Befalling 
Olivia Chaney (arr. Schofield), Roman Holiday 
Anna Meredith (arr. Schofield), Fin like a Flower 
Oliver Leith, Uh huh Yeah

 

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