Hear Georgian composer Giya Kancheli’s Mourned by the Wind tomorrow in London

Hear Georgian composer Giya Kancheli’s Mourned by the Wind tomorrow in London

24 January 2017

Georgian composer Giya Kancheli’s Mourned by the Wind (liturgy for solo viola and orchestra) will be performed at London’s Royal Festival Hall tomorrow.

The performance will be one element of the 20th-century discoveries, Belief and Beyond Belief: Meaning concert.

Mourned by the Wind will be presented along with Martinů‘s Memorial to Lidice and Vaughan Williams’s Symphony No. 9, performed by violist Isabelle van Keulen and the London Philharmonic Orchestra and conducted by Vladimir Jurowski.

Acclaimed for his symphonies and other large-scale works, Kancheli is known for the spiritual nature of his richly textured scores, drawing on Georgian folklore and expressing deep emotion.

Find out more about the concert on Wednesday 25 January here.