Premiere ~ Rufus Reid’s “Lake Tyrrell in Innisfree”

Sunday, April 23, 2017, The Raleigh Civic Symphony presents my latest commission; “Lake Tyrrell in Innisfree.” This commission requested the subject be inspired by rivers and water. We had just discovered Innisfree in Millbrook, NY, a beautiful lake surrounded by gardens of a very special nature. They are called cup gardens and designed so that a view of the whole is impossible. It requires you to stroll, coming to a view, perhaps to sit and enjoy, then to stroll on, coming to another view. In this way, you complete the walk around the lake. I have designed this composition in the same way. I hope you will come to Raleigh and enjoy what I have composed.

Peter Askim, Music Director
Commissioned by the Raleigh Civic Symphony,
North Carolina State University
With the Support of the North Carolina State Sustainability Fund

UPCOMING APPEARANCES

  • 11/16/2018 - 11/17/2018
    Rufus Reid at The JazzLab, Melbourne, AU
    Melbourne International Jazz Festival
    Brunswick, Victoria
    Australia
  • 11/18/2018
    Rufus Reid ~ Melbourne, AU
    University of Melbourne
    Melbourne, VIC
    Australia
  • 01/29/2019
    Rufus Reid ~ Quiet Pride ~ The Guildhall School of Music, London
    Guildhall School of Music
    London,
    United Kingdom
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