Wheeling Past the Stars (2007) 23'

Song Cycle of settings of poems by Rabindranath Tagore (trans. William Radice)

Orchestration: Soprano and Violoncello

Commissioned by: Südwestrundfunk, Stuttgart

Dedicated to: Patricia Rozario and Rohan de Saram

Language: English (translated from the original in Bengali)

Availability: Scores and information available directly from Param Vir.

First performance:

7 November, 2007
Patricia Rozario and Rohan de Saram
Stuttgart

"The music had a quiet sumptuousness, the vocal lines beautifully drawn out, the accompaniment sweetly harmonious, de Saram’s double-stopping as mellifluous as the singing." - Paul Driver, The Sunday Times 20 July 2008

 


Unending Love (opening)

 


Grandfather's Holiday

This performance above is of the 2nd, 3rd and 4th songs.

13 March 2015 
Nymphenburg Castle
Munich, Germany


Performance of WHEELING PAST THE STARS

Johannissall. Schloss Nymphenburg

 

by Suzanne Fischer - soprano

and Jessica Kuhn - cello

Links:

William Radice