Broadcast BBC Radio 3 December 2013 "The Choir"
First Performance November 2013 University Church Oxford by St. Margaret's Choir - cond. Richard Goodall, soloist Carol Goodall.
Commissioned for "Writing for Voices" by John Armitage Memorial Trust (Ed Armitage) as part of Britten in Oxford, with Nicholas Cleobury, Judith Bingham, Giles Swayne, David Harsent and Ruth Padel.
Poem by the extraordinarily talented poet Matt Haw, based on "The Rooks Return" by Alexei Savrasov, and the concept of light coming from darkness, "de tenebris splendeat lux".
Score available from www.alisonwillis.com