Behind the scenes: Never Again
Updated: Jul 6, 2021
Marieke records the premiere of her song cycle Never Again with South African pianist Laetitia Orlandi in a recital program focused on War & Conflict Awareness. The recital features a wide range of music exploring the impact of conflict, violence and war on society. Music by Mussorgsky, Poulenc, Debussy, Saint-Saens, Kurt Weill, Friedrich Hollaender and Finzi is featured alongside Marieke’s own song cycle. She composed Never Again based on six poems by Kenyan poet Valentine Kizito.