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Codebreaker - world premiere

 26 April 2014 at 7.30pm 

Codebreaker - world premiere

Barbican Hall, London
Barbican, Silk Street, London EC2
United Kingdom
020 7638 8891

Hertfordshire Chorus
London Orchestra da Camera
David Temple conductor
Naomi Harvey soprano

Codebreaker charts the story of Alan Turing, brilliant mathematician and scientist, key figure at Bletchley Park, who committed suicide aged 41. McCarthy's inspirational work weaves Turing's own words and those of famous poets within music both tender and stirring.

Felix Mendelssohn : Hebrides Overture, Fingal's Cave
Vaughan Williams : Toward the Unknown Region
Ludwig Van Beethoven : Meeresstille und glückliche Fahrt
James McCarthy : Codebreaker

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