Stories from the Bluest River – Angel sings Alderson

Premiered at Burgh House, Hampstead, London.  October 2011
A song cycle written about the life of Cleopatra. Music and text by Jude Alderson, performed by Marie Angel. There are plans to develop this into a full-scale piece with choir for Spring 2013 in Bordeaux.
“Jude Alderson a composer whose work crosses the boundaries between recital room and cabaret. Sassy, strong and full-on feminist, these songs tell of hurt and heroism and sung with electrifying presence by Marie Angel.”   Ham and High
Songs composed by Jude Alderson, piano and arrangements Richard Link.
Photograph: David Sibley