John McCabe at the Proms
22nd July 2008
Celebrating their fortieth anniversary, the late-night concert given by The King’s Singers at the BBC Proms on August 5 will include Scenes in America deserta by John McCabe. The piece was commissioned by the group in 1987 recorded it on the Signum Classics disc Landscape and Time.
McCabe, who is seventy in 2009, is currently working on two new choral works, to be premiered later this year at St John’s College, Cambridge and Liverpool Cathedral.