composer

Emily Doolittle

and such soloists as sopranos Suzie LeBlanc, Janice Jackson, Patricia Green and Helen Pridmore,

“As I was listening to the Doolittle piece, I had the particularly odd experience one has when the evening bird and insect sounds outside suddenly become very active. These fit so easily into the piece, I actually had to stop to be sure they weren’t part of the recording.
Fitting, then, that Doolittle’s note mentions her interest in natural imagery and soundscapes, both of the poem and of Nova Scotia and Seattle, where both Doolittle and Bishop spent time. The piece was even effective with the window closed.”

Erin Heisel, American Record Guide

Upcoming Events

  • The Glasgow University Chapel Choir will premiere Potato Wassail, with words by Forrest Pierce on November 21, 2017 at the Glasgow University Chapel at 6:00
  • The St Andrews New Music Ensemble, conducted by Bede Williams will be premiering Conversation, with poetry by Eleonore Schönmaier at the Byre Theatre in St Andrews, Scotland on February 21, 2018.
  • Oboist James Turnbull will be performing Social sounds from whales at night on February 25, 2018 at the Byre Theatre in St Andrews, Scotland, as part of St Andrews New Music Week.

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