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Lux et veritas : Music for peace and reflection

Will Todd (composer), Tenebrae (performer), English Chamber Orchestra (performer)
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Extra subject
new age, Koren, klassiek, koormuziek
Title
Lux et veritas : Music for peace and reflection
Composer
Will Todd 1970-
Performer
Tenebrae  (koor) English Chamber Orchestra  (orkest)
Publisher
Signum, 2017
1 cd
Playing time
01:06:10
EAN
0635212039427
CDR
JE42291

About Will Todd

William Todd (born 14 January 1970) is an English musician and composer.

Biography

Todd was born in County Durham, attended Durham School and joined the choir of St Oswald's Church, Durham under its choirmaster David Higgins. He went on to study music at the University of Bristol. He is an accomplished jazz pianist and regularly performs with his trio, and this played a large role in one of his most famous works, his Mass in Blue.

Mass in Blue (originally entitled Jazz Mass) was commissioned by Hertfordshire Chorus and first performed at the Cambridge Corn Exchange in July 2003 with Will Todd at the piano. Todd's wife, Bethany Halliday, performed the soprano solo alongside the Blue Planet Orchestra and Hertfordshire Chorus, conducted by David Temple.

His work The Blackened Man won second prize in the International Verdi Opera Competition in 2002 and was later staged at the 2004 Buxton Fest…Read more on Wikipedia