The disc, released on Nimbus, also features Flight and Dream of the Song, Read more
News & Reviews
George Benjamin achieves astonishing success at the Mostly Mozart Festival Read more
Given the attention being lavished on 'Written on Skin', one might expect Benjamin/Crimp's first opera, 'Into the Little Hill', to be overshadowed, but as an April performance at Wigmore Hall proves, this work has lost none of its potency. Read more
‘…it was the eerie beauty and uncanny originality of the music that made the dominant impression on me. The scoring is remarkable – for a sort of ‘alienated’ folk band … There are passages of ethereal delicacy, silken slowness, but these are contrasted with sudden fierceness, as in Benjamin’s recent orchestral Palimpsests. Bass timbres are beguiling, the tutti sound is at once bizarre and delectable: I wanted more of it.' The Sunday Times (Paul Driver), 3 December 2006 Read more
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