Stats for this track
Written in 2010-11.
A poetic and somewhat symbolist reading of the Homeric episode about Odysseus' encounter with Nausicaa.
Odyssey this time; but Book VI again; mere coincidence?
I had envisaged it as an operatic scene where the two characters would remain silent onstage until just before the end.
Another piece about a notorious woman; another piece stealthily paying tribute to a composer (this time the monstrous N. Skalkottas).
The NJO Kamerorkest under Clark Rundell.
NJO Muziekzomer Gelderland;
Lux Nijmegen, August 14th 2011.
Despite the willingness of the young musicians, this was not the optimum performance due to the plain apathy of the conductor...