Sailing to Byzantium

14 minutes

(April 2013)

Words by William Butler Yeats

for Baritone, Percussion (2 Triangles, Bass Drum, Tam-tam) and String Orchestra (6,5,4,3,1)

Commissioned by Fr Arthur Bridge, on behalf of Ars Musica Australis, for the Sydney Camerata Chamber Orchestra.

Premiered 18/05/12 in the Vebrugghen Hall, Conservatorium of Music, Sydney by the Sydney Camerata Chamber Orchestra, Baritone Alex Knight, Conductor Luke Gilmour.

Recipient of Sydney Eisteddfod Open Composition Award 2013