Narroway – Australian tour
Huw’s work Bourrée Echo was premiered around Australia in May-June by cellist Richard Narroway as part of his project to tour Bach’s Cello Suite and new works in response by Australian composers.
Bourrée Echo carries the program note:
Meditating on the acoustic possibilities of certain gestures, Bourrée echo draws a large orbit around Bach’s third cello suite Bourrées: Bach’s material is present, but only in the distance, like a star viewed from its last planet.
Richard made a recording of the work at Old Melbourne Gaol (the death-mask of Ned Kelly features in the background):