Lose yourself in the outback with birdsong-inspired music from City of London Sinfonia, featuring the UK premiere of Hollis Taylor’s Absolute Bird.
Arranged for solo recorder and chamber orchestra, this performance of Absolute Bird showcases the perceptive recorder playing of Genevieve Lacey.
The concert also features an immersive ‘forest of Australian birdsong’ via audience mobile apps
Hollis Taylor is a field musicologist, ornithologist and composer who explores the meeting point between music and nature.
City of London Sinfonia Jessica Cottisconductor Alexandra Wooddirector, violin Genevieve Laceyrecorder
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