In commemoration of ANZAC Day, SOUNZ is proud to present this programme of two pieces. Gillian Whitehead’s ‘Poroporoaki’ (Farewell) is a haunting exploration of taonga puoro improvisations by Richard Nunns. Ross Harris collaborated with poet Vincent O’Sullivan and taonga puoro composer Horomona Horo to create ‘Requiem for the Fallen’, a deeply moving work for tenor, chamber choir, taonga puoro and string quartet, in memory of soldiers who died on the First World War.
Ross Harris, Vincent O’Sullivan and Horomona Horo: Requiem for the Fallen
Performed by Horomona Horo (taonga puoro), Richard Greager (tenor), New Zealand String Quartet and Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir, conducted by Karen Grylls.
Approximate running time | Te roa: 60 minutes