Libretto by Michael Symmons Roberts; German version by Jan Michael Horstmann (E,G)
1.1.1(=bcl).dbn-220.127.116.11-perc(1):glsp/vib/tuned gongs/2wdbl/5tom-t/2bongos/SD/BD/susp.cym/sizzle cym/2tam-t(sm,lg)-harp-pft-strings(18.104.22.168.1 or string orch)-2tapes
Corn Exchange, Cambridge
Lisa Milne/Christopher Purves/John Fulljames, dir / Britten Sinfonia / James MacMillan
"...rhapsodically lyrical music, soaring phrases floridly decorated at their end, together with flawlessly atmospheric orchestration and lacerating rhythmic drive..."