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The Hermes Experiment

SONG - Album Celebration

Sun 26 Sep 2021

The Hermes Experiment

SONG - Album Celebration

Barbara Strozzi (arr. Werner) Tradimento
Clara Schumann (arr. Pashley) Liebst du um Schönheit
Philip Venables A Photograph
Laura Moody Rilke Songs (world premiere)
Tom Coult I Find Planets (world premiere)
Robin Haigh Kalimotxo
Soosan Lolavar Mah Didam
Ayanna Witter-Johnson Draw the Line
Emily Hall (arr. Pashley) Befalling
Olivia Chaney (arr. Schofield) Roman Holiday
Anna Meredith (arr. Schofield) Fin like a Flower
Oliver Leith Uh huh Yeah
Héloïse Werner soprano
Oliver Pashley clarinet
Anne Denholm harp
Marianne Schofield double bass

‘The performance was meticulously nuanced, witty and chic.’★★★★ The Times

‘This clever mix of instruments is more versatile than you might first think.’ ★★★★ The Observer

Following the critical acclaim of their debut album HERE WE ARE, award-winning contemporary quartet The Hermes Experiment release their second album, SONG, this Autumn on Delphian Records. The disc is an eclectic collection of song commissions written for the quartet and songs newly arranged by members of the ensemble from different styles and eras. This concert celebrates the launch of SONG, with pieces from the album as well as two new commissions by Laura Moody and Tom Coult, as well as celebrating the vibrant and innovative London and UK new music scene.

This event was originally scheduled to take place on 5 March but was postponed due to the pandemic. 

Date & start time:Sun 26 Sep 2021 – 6.30pm
Venue:Hall Two

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