James MacMillan’s Credo receive world premiere at the BBC Proms
Published: 02 August 2012
On 7 August, James MacMillan’s Credo will receive its world premiere at the BBC Proms. A 35-minute work for chorus and orchestra, MacMillan’s first ever setting of the text will be performed by the BBC Philharmonic under the baton of Juanjo Mena, joined by the Manchester Chamber Choir, Northern Sinfonia Chorus and Rushley Singers.
This follows the world premiere of Woman of the Apocalypse at the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music on 4 August. Dedicated to Marin Alsop, the Festival’s music director, this concerto for orchestra is the tenth MacMillan piece to be premiered by the Festival. Click here to hear MacMillan talking about the piece.
On 22 August, the Edinburgh International Festival will host the world premiere of Since it was the day of Preparation…, an hour-long piece to be performed by the Hebrides Ensemble and Synergy Vocals.