Students, working with Suzi and composer John Barber, were joined by the MCO’s Groot Omroepkoor (Netherlands Radio Choir). This five day project took Stravisnky’s Symphony of Psalms as a starting point for devising with voices and instruments.
A devising project with Muziekcentrum van de Omroep (Netherlands Broadcasting Music Centre) in Hilversum, the Netherlands. Students used James MacMillan’s Tryst as a starting point for devising their own music, working with composers James Macmillan and Fraser Trainer.
BBC Arts Digital followed the process of making Silver Birch and produced three documentary films, looking at different aspects of the project. The remarkable testimony of a British soldier who served in the Iraq War with his brother became central to Silver Birch, Garsington Opera’s story of courage and aspiration. In this film, Jay Wheeler visits rehearsals […]