Sparrows’ Anthem: setting of a poem by Sam Burnside (July 2019)Score by Welsh-Irish Composer Anselm McDonnell (July – September 2019.) Commissioned by Stella Burnside for the Altnagelvin Hospital Choir and dedicated to all those who have who do or will, serve in the hospital.
The inaugural performance will be on 14th December 2019, as part of the Altnagelvin Christmas Concert and also as part of the 25th Anniversary celebrations of Altnagelvin Hospital Choir
AnselmMcDonnell is a composer of Irish/Welsh heritage, currently based in Belfast. He has composed over fifty works for orchestra, chamber groups, choirs, soloists and electronics. His music has been performed in Finland, Canada, the Czech Republic, Japan, Russia, France, North America and various locations around the UK and Ireland.
Here’s a the full version of the Wayfinder, A Modern Odyssey written by Sam Burnside and read by two actors. We will post shorter snippets in the future, but the full version is now on youtube for archiving.
A rehearsed reading of – The Wayfarer, by Sam Burnside