|Concerto Grosso performed by Academy of Saint Martin in the Field||QUAMINO'S MAP & THE PARADIS FILES Two new operas||Errollyn Wallen Composer of the Week Jan 3 - 7 2022|
|Watch this thrilling performance of Concerto Grosso in a filmed performed by ASMF and conducted by John Butt. Live on Facebook and YouTube at 7.30pm January 21st 2022.||Two new operas premiere in April — in London and Chicago
QUAMINO'S MAP for Chicago Opera Theater
THE PARADIS FILES for Graeae Theatre
Paradis Files premieres Southbank Wednesday April 13th
Saturday, April 23, 2022 @ 7:30pm
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|Donald Macleod chats to composer Errollyn Wallen about her heritage and musical upbringing.
Belize-born British composer Errollyn Wallen has been called a “renaissance woman of contemporary music”. She’s a remarkably versatile and prolific composer, pianist and songwriter and one of our most in-demand musical voices today. She was the first black woman to have a piece performed at the Proms. In 1998, her music opened the 2012 Paralympic games. She's even been performed in space, aboard Nasa’s STS115 mission. Wallen writes in a kaleidoscopic range of styles; her music constantly crosses and re-crosses musical boundaries and it brims over with a sense of adventure and delight. All this week, Donald Macleod gets to know Errollyn as she dials into his studio from her Scottish lighthouse where she retreats to concentrate on her work.
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