The 12 Ensemble continue their remarkable rise on the international classical music scene with their stunning debut album Resurrection. Featuring a new work from Bryce Dessner, the acclaimed composer and guitarist of the band The National, a commission from boundary-pushing UK composer Kate Whitley and works by Lutosławski and Woolrich, Resurrection is a powerful collection of four works for strings that reflect the ensemble’s spirit of bringing new energy and exploration to established sounds and ideas. Always performing without a conductor, the ensemble have developed a reputation across Europe as one of the UK’s leading string orchestras. This debut recording highlights the group’s commitment to intimate music-making that lives and breathes, performed with dazzling energy and an astonishing sound, all based on the principle of putting the music in charge.
CD - Includes extra track Ulysees Awakes.