It’s Christingle! Tiny, Flickering Flame is a new song for Christingle celebrations. Here’s its brief story.
In 2011 I was commissioned by the Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield to compose some music inspired by an art work in the gallery. Here is some of the commentary I wrote regarding my techniques and inspiration for composing this piece inspired by Barbara Hepworth’s “Pierced hemisphere”.
This song is one of the most popular songs I’ve ever composed….and here’s its story!
What’s the Big Sing Finale in Dunedin all about, then? It’s about 23 of the best young choirs in New Zealand coming together for one big three-day-long fiesta of showing each other what they’re chorally made of …..
There’s nothing more thrilling for this composer than finding out about recent or upcoming performances of your pieces. This happened to me in New Zealand recently….and I got to meet the performers!