This work, scored for SATB with harp accompaniment, was commissioned by the Hellenic Institute (Royal Holloway, University of London) to mark its 25th anniversary.   Completed in 2018, it is made up of 7 movements and will be premiered by the Choir of Royal Holloway on 27th October 2018 in the College Chapel.  Odyssey symbolizes a musical journey through centuries of Greek history, culture and literature.  Texts (translated into English) have been taken from a selection of Greek poetry representing successive eras, starting with Homer (800 BC) through to Modern Hellenism.




Copyright 2018 Lydia Kakabadse