Walker: Sinfonia No. 5, “Visions”


Walker: Sinfonia No. 5, “Visions”

Release date:
March 5, 2021

Thomas Dausgaard, conductor
Clayton Brainerd, vocals
Ed Morris, vocals
Stephen Newby, vocals
Shaina Shepherd, vocals
Seattle Symphony

GEORGE WALKER: Sinfonia No. 5, “Visions”


The Seattle Symphony’s world premiere performance of American composer George Walker’s Sinfonia No. 5, “Visions,” will be available as a digital download starting February 26 exclusively via Apple Music, and March 5 through all online music retailers. Walker wrote this powerful work partly in response to the horrific events of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church massacre in 2015. This restless composition — recorded in the stunning acoustics of Benaroya Hall — combines spoken text and orchestral music in a bold and impactful score from this Pulitzer Prize-winning composer.

Digital downloads will be available through all major online music retailers and streaming services. High-resolution stereo and 5.1 surround files are available from Acoustic Sounds and HDTracks.

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