This Paradise I Give Thee

7 mins

for baritone and 13 players (piccolo, cor anglais, Eb clarinet, 2 bass clarinets, soprano saxophone, contrabassoon, trumpet in C, euphonium, 2 violins, viola, double bass)

Texts by John Milton (16018-1674) and Charles Darwin (1809-1882)

Commissioned by the Natural History Museum
First performed by Sir Thomas Allen and the London Contemporary Orchestra at Hintze Hall in the Natural History Museum, London on 13 July 2017