Music by Tony Biggin
Libretto by Alec Davison
First performed at the Royal Festival Hall, London,
Cry of the Earth is a recently revised, large-scale choral/orchestral piece (75 minutes), for Narrators, Soloists, SATB Chorus and Extended Orchestra which deals with the most important issue of our lives – climate change and the environment.
Premiered was in 1990 with the Quaker Festival Orchestra and Chorus, conducted by John Hywel, the work has subsequently been broadcast and heard in concert halls in the Netherlands and around Britain
Scoring – Soprano, Mezzo, Tenor and Baritone Soloists. Male and Female Actor/Narrators, SATB Chorus and Extended Orchestra with Guitar, Drums and Bass Guitar
Please click here or on the Cry of the Earth image in the right hand margin to see a short presentation about the work
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