In May 2012, cellist David Cunliffe reconnected with his childhood friend, composer James Whitbourn. The Lincoln Trio was thrilled to receive an invitation to collaborate on his full-length choral work based on the diary of Anne Frank, titled Annelies. The recording took place at Princeton Presbyterian Church in Princeton, NJ, under the direction of James Jordan with soprano Arianna Zukerman, the Westminster Williamson Voices, the Lincoln Trio, and clarinetist Bharat Chandra. The Naxos CD release is set for National Holocaust Day in January, 2013.
Video: Pre-premiere performance, January 27th 2005 - This performance was held for the UK's National Holocaust Event in the Palace of Westminster to mark the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. All six hundred UK Holocaust survivors were invited to the event - along with their families - and almost all attended. The Queen headed the national dignitaries.
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