Earth Song 27 Sep 2019

Earth Song, commissioned by Radio 3 for BBC Singers, is composed by Rachel Portman. This 20 minute choral work for 32 singers addresses the climate emergency, and takes the form of a mindful conversation, breathing in and out, within the human mind and body, and the different elements and forms of nature across the world. It quotes lines from Greta Thunberg's speech at Davos, 2019. It premiered on 27th September 2019 at St Paul's Knightsbridge, Chief Conductor Sofi Jeannin, and was broadcast on BBC 3, Afternoon concert, 23rd October 2019.