Leo Geyer

Composer and Conductor

Artistic Director:  

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Sunset in Grey (2014)

Sunset in Grey was first performed by Khymerikal on the 21st of September 2014 at The Hall, as part of Lancaster Jazz Festival.

for soprano and ensemble

Premiere

 

Duration: 5'

Detail: Sunset by William Turner

Commissioned by the Lancaster Jazz Festival

Text

Rose, lilac and marigold

shade the clouds

with the light of the dying sun.

 

Like a giant lake the sky is reflected

in a mass of rippling grey coats

with black umbrella lilies.

 

Iris, violet and lavender

paint the raincoats

with the last of summer frocks.

 

(Leo Geyer, 2014)

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Instrumentation

clarinet in Bb

mezzo-soprano

violin

cello

Availibility

Sunset in Grey is available to purchase for £30.00 excluding postage.