A love song for Psyche and Cupid
for mezzo-soprano, violin, violoncello and piano

Instrumentation:

mezzo-soprano, violin, violoncello & piano

Duration:

20'

Year of composition:

1994

Premiere:

Jane Manning (voice), Darragh Morgan (violin), Kim Mackrell (violoncello) and Robert Keeley (piano),

Great Hall, King’s College London, 14 February 1994

The myth which tells of Cupid’s nightly visits to Psyche is woven into a story of love in old age in this collaboration with poet Caroline Smith.

 

S.M.