Murray Gold's first major choral work,
heard by MALCOLM MILLER
The climax of the Crouch End Festival Chorus thirtieth anniversary concert at the Barbican Centre [London UK] on 18 January 2014 was the world premiere of a new commission, Murray Gold's When my brother fell into the river, accorded an enthusiastic reception. Best known as the composer for the Dr Who series including last year's fiftieth anniversary show, televised worldwide and in which the CEFC performed, Murray Gold's oeuvre includes film and TV music, and stage works including a ballet. This new piece represents his first foray into the genre of major choral works.
Under the charismatic direction of the CEFC's co-founder, director David Temple, the concert, accompanied by the London Orchestra Da Camera, began with two fascinating contemporary works highlighting the choir's reputation for adventurousness...
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