CITY OF LONDON FESTIVAL Trees, Walls, Cities
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Brodsky Quartet , with Lore Lixenberg (mezzo-soprano) and pianist Cathal Breslin.
Philip Hammond: 'Chanson d'Automne'
Nigel Osborne and others: 'Trees, Walls, Cities' for voice and string quartet (world premiere)
Elgar: Piano Quintet, Op 84
('Trees, Walls, Cities' is a specially commissioned song-cycle that links the eight ‘walled’ cities of Derry, London, Utrecht, Berlin, Vienna, Dubrovnik, Nicosia and Jerusalem. Eight composers, Theo Verbey, Isidora Zebeljan, Gerald Resch, Yannis Kyriakides, Habib Shehadeh Hanna, Jocelyn Pook, Christopher Norby and Søren Nils Eichberg have worked with either an existing text or a neighbouring poet, with linking material created by Nigel Osborne.)