A Life in a Day (SATB and piano) Ian Lawson
A Life in a Day is a cycle of four choral 'songs' composed in January 2014 for the Penarth Cavatina Singer’s 30th anniversary concert given on 17th May. The commission was originally instigated late in 2013 by Victoria Pilley who was then the choir’s musical director. The first performance was conducted by Victoria’s successor James Bingham.
The cycle comprises of:
Dawn: Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850-1919)
Silent Noon: Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882)
Evening: George Houghton (1850-1891)
The Night: Edwin Curran (1892-? - public domain)
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