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Boyhood’s End & Poems of Marina Tsvetaeva

Michael Tippett | Dmitri Shostakovich

Online broadcast

Boyhood's End

Thomas Elwin (tenor) is the soloist in the ecstatic Boyhood’s End (1943), to which Paul Chantry and Rae Piper make response in dance.

Poems of Marina Tsvetaeva

Mezzo soprano Katie Stevenson is the soloist in Shostakovich’s tribute to Russian poet Marina Tsvetaeva, an utterly unique voice in the maelstrom of the inter war and war years. Choreographer Rahel Vonmoos has devised a response in movement.

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    The Guardian

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    The Telegraph