Cry of the Earth

cote poster_Page_2Cry of the Earth

Music by Tony Biggin

Libretto by Alec Davison


First performed at the Royal Festival Hall, London,

Leiden, the Netherlands, June 2013

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.

Leiden, the Netherlands, June 2013

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

Taking a bow with Wim de Ru, conductor


Scoring – Soprano, Mezzo, Tenor and Baritone Soloists.  Male and Female Actor/Narrators, SATB Chorus and Extended Orchestra with Guitar, Drums and Bass Guitar




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