VON BINGEN O Nobilissima Viriditas
CLEMENS NON PAPA Ego Flos Campi
SCHÜTZ Die Himmel Erzählen
PALESTRINA I Vaghi Fiori e l’Amorose
ANOHNI Why did you separate me from the earth? (Improvisation)
James BRADY Dunt*
Rory WAINWRIGHT JOHNSTON Summoning Dance
BRITTEN Five Flower Songs, Op. 47
Judith WEIR Vertue
Janet OATES Summoning*
LUSITANO Allor che ignuda
Liz DILNOT JOHNSON For Hester
‘Impeccable intonation, balance, charm, and perfect diction… an exceptional group’ – Henley Standard
Acclaimed vocal ensemble Echo present a stunning programme of old and new music about nature and the climate emergency. From Benjamin Britten’s beautiful setting of Five Flower Songs to Anohni’s call to arms, the programme takes listeners on a journey that both celebrates nature’s abundance and warns of future scarcity.
Relax into the serenity of Hildegard of Bingen’s writing, delight in the sound world of Palestrina and discover brand new music by exciting young artists. The concert features world premieres from the shortlisted composers of Echo’s inaugural Composition Competition.
The Already Gone Tour is supported by Genesis Foundation Kickstart Fund, the Golsoncott Foundation and the RVW Trust.
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