Lisa Larsson/scottish Chamber Orchestra, May 2015

Miranda Heggie / The Herald, Scotland

Sep 13, 2018

10 May 2015

Garden of Devotion

  • Lisa Larsson – soprano
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra
  • Olari Elts

Queen's Hall

Edinburgh, UK

"...The SCO brought a lyrical depth to Martinsson's vivid and animated score. Written in collaboration with, and dedicated to soprano Lisa Larsson, the poignancy of the plight of Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore's lovelorn protagonist in his collections of poems entitled 'The Gardener', was exquisitely explored by Larsson as she skillfully communicated the angst ridden bewilderment of a deep yet unrequited love. Her voice, though focused and clear, had an almost jazz tinged elasticity and a rich, radiant tone..."

Rolf Martinsson is represented by Gehrmans Musikförlag

Photography by Louise Martinsson and video by Tord Martinsson

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