Nicholas Maw: A Celebration
Recorded at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London.
Presented by Suzy Klein.
Nicholas Maw: a celebration.
Suzy Klein presents performances by the City of London Sinfonia of some of Nicholas Maw's major musical milestones, including music for Sophie's Choice and his Violin Concerto.
City of London Sinfonia together with internationally renowned violinist Tasmin Little, students of the Royal Academy of Music and the Holst Singers pay tribute to the major UK composer Nicholas Maw, who passed away in 2009. The concert features major milestones of Maw's career including the Suite from his masterful opera Sophie's Choice and the Violin Concerto which has been described as 'a glorious affirmation of how to pursue Romantic tradition in contemporary form'.
Nicholas Maw: Violin Concerto.
Tasmin Little (violin), City of London SInfonia, Christopher Austin (conductor).
Nicholas Maw: Suite - Sophie's Choice; One foot in Eden still, I stand; Hymnus.
The Holst Singers, Students of the Royal Academy of Music,
City of London Sinfonia, Stephen Layton (conductor).