Charlotte Seither in Loccum and at the BBC Proms
Two compositions by Charlotte Seither explore vocal sound. Charlotte Seither has composed licht und namen, scored for 12-part double choir, for the Norddeutsche Figuralchor, to be premiered at a concert marking the 850th anniversary of Kloster Loccum (Loccum Monastery. Lower Saxony) conducted by Jörg Straube on 23 June 2013. With her work Language of Leaving for large orchestra and 24 voices, Charlotte Seither is one of this year’s commissioned composers at the BBC Proms in London. The work receives its premiere on 28 August 2013 with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Singers in the Royal Albert Hall, London. The conductor is Josep Pons. The composer is also featured in the Proms Plus Portrait series with her chamber music works.