Oscar nominee heads for remote Scottish fest

The US composer David Lang is writing a major new work, Memorial Ground, for massed singers which will be premiered on 2 July 2016 at the East Neuk Festival and then taken up by choirs all over the country around 11-13 November for commemorations of the Battle of the Somme.

Lang is the composer of the score of the new Sorrentino film, Youth, starring Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz and Jane Fonda.  Its theme song, (Simple Song #3) is nominated for an Oscar.

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    • He will also be in Winnipeg for the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra’s New Music Festival running from January 23 – 29th!

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