‘Performances are as perceptive as one would expect from musicians committed to commissioning and performing new music… a disc deserving wide exposure…’
The Gramophone
 
 

OPERA
New Works for Violin & Piano

Darragh Morgan – Violin
Mary Dullea – Piano

Track List
1 Joe Cutler re(Gaia)
2 Richard Causton Seven States of Rain
3 Joseph Phibbs Fantasia
4 Bryn Harrison Listenings I
5 Jonathan Powell Intrecciata
6 Morgan Hayes Opera

NMC D108

nmcrec.co.uk

Released 1 June 2006

   
‘The two soloists are agile, incisive and impassioned…’
BBC Music Magazine
‘Morgan and Dullea are musicians who plainly cherish the diverse gifts placed in their hands; their performances are consistently alert and alive across the breadth of styles and, indeed time scales…’
Paul Griffiths, Words on Music

‘both musically and technically, Morgan and Dullea play with extraordinary aplomb. flair and assurance; they also demonstrate styles of rhythmic and timbral combination that are an object-lesson in chamber musicianship.’
International Record Review

‘It is clear that Morgan and Dullea are already and will continue to be vital catalysts in the expansion and re-examination of the violin and piano repertoire by composers, and hopefully also the public…’
Journal for Music in Ireland 2006