British violinist Madeleine Mitchell and pianist Nigel Clayton performing Australian violinist/composer Sadie Harrison‘s newly-premiered ‘Aurea Luce’ for violin and piano.
The 9-minute Arvo Pärt-inspired work, based on the idea of a plainsong church melody and the gradual accumulation of church bells, was premiered in Dorset, England in 2015 – by the duo.
This world-premiere recording of ‘Aurea Luce’ is included on Madeleine’s new album ‘Violin Muse’, set for release on October 20th – along with 7 new world-premiere recordings by composers Guto Puw, Michael Nyman, Geoffrey Poole, David Matthews, Michael Berkeley and Judith Weir.
SADIE HARRISON | ‘AUREA LUCE’ FOR VIOLIN & PIANO | VIOLINIST, MADELEINE MITCHELL & PIANIST, NIGEL CLAYTON
Madeleine Mitchell & Cerys Jones
Nigel Clayton, Piano
Edwin Outwater, Conductor
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Release Date: October 20, 2017