Premiere of the Month: Back to nature

Natalie Klouda © Sussie Ahlburg

An English composer explores the world of Vaughan Williams

‘My love for Vaughan Williams began when listening to his string music growing up. It transported me to another time,’ says British composer Natalie Klouda. Her new piano trio, inspired by nature, will be premiered by the Sitkovetsky Trio at the Investec International Music Festival to mark the 150th anniversary of Vaughan Williams’s birth. ‘I had his sound world in my mind,’ she continues, ‘but I wanted to take inspiration from his process by delving into various British literary sources specifically related to nature.’..

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