The Manchester Peace Song Cycle - featuring work by Ailís Ní Ríain
Director and Dramaturge: Caroline Clegg.
Musical Director : Thomas D Hopkinson
Composed for chamber orchestra, solo voices and choirs by a team of outstanding composers whose combined experience covers over five decades. With additional poetry and words by kind permission of poet laureate Simon Armitage and Century Films and the Wilfred Owen Association.
Performed by Joseph Jordan, Christopher Littlewood (tenor), Jenny Carson (soprano), Cheetwood Primary School, the Xavarian Chamber Choir, and special prologue by students at CAM the Co-Op Academy. Played by chamber ensemble; Danny Mills, (trumpet), Peter Mitchel, (percussion), Madeline Fitzgerald (violin), Amy Surman (cello) and Emily Wilson (clarinet).
Ailís Ní Ríain Terpsichore