A Richer Dust with CLSW

Saturday 11 November 2017, 7.30pm

St Sepulchre Without Newgate, Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2DQ

City of London Symphonic Winds

Edwin Roxburgh: Time’s Harvest
Eric Whitacre: Sleep
Nigel Clarke: Symphony No. 1, ‘A Richer Dust” for speaker and wind orchestra (words: Malene Sheppard Skaerved)

This very special concert for Remembrance weekend focuses on Nigel Clarke’s first symphony, ‘A Richer Dust’. It explores what it means to live with violence and extremism, the constant companions of human history. The work intertwines words collated from a wide range of sources by the writer Malene Sheppard Skærved with Clarke’s music, weaving together ideas and images in fragments of text from both historically significant figures and voiceless, ordinary people.

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CLSW – music from these green and pleasant lands

Sunday 4 June 2016, 6.00pm

St Silas, Penton Road, N1 9UL

City of London Symphonic Winds

Music from these green and pleasant lands

Vaughan Williams – Flourish
Timothy Jackson – Passacaglia
Vaughan Williams – Linden Lea
Ireland – Downland Suite
Alex Patterson – Lead, Kindly Light
Hoddinott – Welsh Airs & Dances
Kenneth Hesketh – Diaghilev Dances