An experimental mix I made for LYL Radio and entirely dedicated to music for solo voice in all its forms and extremes. From the choir music of the Renaissance to the vocal experimentations of today, via Rosalía, the sacred minimalism of Arvo Pärt or a forest of the Central African Republic filled with the multiple chant of the Bayakas women.
My trip to the Middle East has come to an end and was a very joyful experience. It started with a five weeks residency with the Goethe Institute, namely two weeks in Cyprus with the Amalgamation Choir (dir. Vicky Anastasiou) followed by three weeks with the Fayha Choir (dir. Barkev Taslakian). A great opportunity to learn more about eastern vocal music and experiment new ways to compose for choir. After this, I went straight to Damascus – a city I love very dearly – for three weeks, even giving a impromptu little workshop to a handful of young talented singers. Here is a little souvenir: