Zoë’s String trio “Völuspå” at Tanglewood Festival of New Music

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Date(s) - 9 Aug 2019
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Linde Center studio E

Zoë’s performs in a chamber music concert alongside participants of the Tanglewood Festival in her new string trio “Völuspå”.

Inspired by the mysterious standing stones and goddess lore that abounds in the beautiful Dorset countryside surrounding Smedmore House (venue for the premiere of this trio) I’ve taken the title of this piece, “Völuspá”, from that of the Poetic Edda, the old Norse collection of anonymous poems in which the Norns appear, the three shadowy goddesses who weave Fate at their looms. In this light it is appropriate that there are three performers, spinning time with their strings…