James Tenney Swell Piece
RCM Composer New work (world premiere)
Crumb Vox Balaenae
Hear firm chamber music favourites alongside works you might not know in Chamber Spotlight, as we continue our varied programmes inspired by the natural world.
Grammy and Pulitzer Prize–winning composer George Crumb, who passed away this year, transports us to the depths of the ocean with his evocative whale song. Alongside this tour-de-force is James Tenney’s Swell Piece, written for visual artist Alison Knowles and for open instrumentation.