Alice Neary

Friday 11 May 2018, 7.30pm

Ewenny Priory

Composer Piece Duration Listen
Huw Watkins Prelude 6'
Peter Reynolds Suite for solo cello 15'
Bent Sørensen The Wings of Spring 4'
Steve Reich Cello Counterpoint 10' Listen on You Tube
David Lang world to come 24'

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The ancient carved stones of Ewenny Priory provide a perfect backdrop for this solo recital by cellist Alice Neary which includes David Lang’s evocative and compelling world to come.  Written in the aftermath of the tumultuous events of 9/11, Lang describes the work as a “kind of prayer … a meditation on hope and hopelessness”.

 

6.15pm  Pre Performance Talk  Ewenny Priory

The Music of David Lang