Songbook Project 2012

11th June 2012

Recital Hall, Birmingham Conservatoire

8 p.m.

Thumb Herbert Gallery

Following last Summer’s song project as a part of the Frontiers Contemporary Music Series Midsummer Special, Thumb will again be working with Mary Wiegold with Conservatoire student singers and postgraduate composers. This year includes many new composers Thumb has not yet worked with, and here is the programme:

Simon Cummings, the octave of the grief of the clone that leapt to the remainder of night sky
Paul Norman, How can you still play I can’t even Speak anymore
Rob Allen, Mute
Mel Moore, Parting
Andrew Thomas, Song Fragments
René Mogensen, Three Old Inuit Warnings
Stephen Willey, Smash!
Edmund Hunt, A Charm